List of Old Collegians of PLC Melbourne


List of Old Collegians of PLC Melbourne

This is a List of Old Collegians of PLC Melbourne, they being notable former students - known as "P.L.C Old Collegians" of the Presbyterian Church school, The Presbyterian Ladies' College, Melbourne in Burwood, Victoria, Australia.

In 2001, "The Sun-Herald" named the Presbyterian Ladies' College, Melbourne the best girls' school in Australia based on the number of its alumni mentioned in the "Who's Who in Australia" (a listing of notable Australians).cite news| first = Frank| last = Walker| title = The ties that bind| url = http://newsstore.smh.com.au/apps/viewDocument.ac?page=1&sy=smh&kw=%22presbyterian+ladies+college%22&pb=all_ffx&dt=selectRange&dr=entire&so=relevance&sf=author&sf=headline&sf=text&rc=10&rm=200&sp=nrm&clsPage=1&docID=SHD01072295GNI6E8E6E| work = Sunday Life| publisher = The Sun-Herald| page = 16| date = 2001-07-22| accessdate = 2007-09-12]

Academic

* Catherine Anderson - Rhodes Scholar
* Maureen Brunt - Emeritus Professor of Economics, Monash Universitycite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = BRUNT Maureen| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
* Jeanette Buckham - Educator; Former Principal of the Presbyterian Ladies' College, Goulburn, and Pymble Ladies' College [http://www.ahigs.nsw.edu.au/DeskTopDefault.aspx?tabid=1 The Association of Heads of Independent Girls' Schools: Brief Biographies] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Maud Martha Cameron - Headmistress of Firbank Girls' Grammar School (1911-54) and president of the Victorian Association of Headmistresses (1936-37) [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150417b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Meredith, Winifred Barbara (1895 - 1979)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Dymphna Clark (nee Lodewyckx) - Language scholar and wife of historian Manning Clark
*Nina Alison Crone OAM - Teacher; Former Headmistress of Melbourne Girls Grammar School; Historian; Linguist; Journalist [http://newsstore.smh.com.au/apps/viewDocument.ac?page=1&sy=smh&kw=presbyterian+ladies+college&pb=all_ffx&dt=selectRange&dr=6months&so=relevance&sf=author&sf=headline&sf=text&rc=10&rm=200&sp=nrm&clsPage=1&docID=AGE070721PR36E6EM2L0 The Age, 21/07/07:"Wide-ranging high achiever won respect"] (accessed:14-08-2007)]
*Associate Professor Susan Elliott - Pro Vice-Chancellor at the University of Melbourne [http://www.unimelb.edu.au/about/seniorexec/elliott.html The University of Melbourne: Associate Professor Susan Elliott] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Mary (Isabel) Flinn - Prominent school teacher and university lecturer [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140200b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Flinn, Mary (Isabel) (1894 - 1959)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Julia Teresa Flynn - Educationist; First female school inspector; Namesake of 'Julia Flynn Avenue' in Isaacs, Australian Capital Territory [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080555b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Flynn, Julia Teresa (1878 - 1947)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
* Nancy Jobson - Educator; Former headmistress of Southland Girls' High School (Invercargill, New Zealand), Queen Margaret College (Wellington, New Zealand), Fairholme Presbyterian Girls' College (Toowoomba, Queensland), and Pymble Ladies' College (Pymble, New South Wales) [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090483b.htm Australian Dictionary of Biography: Jobson, Nancy (1880 - 1964)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Dame Leonie Judith Kramer - Former Chancellor of the University of Sydney [http://www.usyd.edu.au/senate/history/Kramer.shtml The University of Sydney Past Chancellors: Dame Leonie Judith Kramer (1924- )] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Elizabeth Inglis Lothian - Teacher of Classics; Councillor of the Classical Association of Victoria [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150156b.htm Australian Dictionary of Biography: Lothian, Elizabeth Inglis (1881 - 1973)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Isabel McBryde AO - Professor Emerita, The Australian National University; School Fellow, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts; Independent Researchercite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = McBRYDE Isabel| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Joan Montgomery AM. OBE - Educator; Former principal of Clyde School, Woodend and the Presbyterian Ladies' College, Melbourne [http://www.women.vic.gov.au/CA256EAE001354BB/all/482336EAFEC244A0CA256EAE0016C223?OpenDocument Victorian Woman's Honour Roll: Joan Montgomery, AM. OBE.] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Helen Gwynneth Palmer - Educationist, Socialist and Writer [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150652b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Palmer, Helen Gwynneth (1917 - 1979)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Rosemary Teele - Rhodes Scholar
*Marjorie Jean Tipping MBE - Freelance Author, Art Historian, Consultant and Lecturer on Early Victorian and Tasmanian History and Oriental and Colonial Art Historycite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = TIPPING Marjorie Jean| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]

Business

*Fiona Balfour - Chief Information Officer of Telstra (2006-07), and Qantas Airways (2001-06)cite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Business Live!| title = BALFOUR Fiona| accessdate = 2007-09-29| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Susan Margaret Campbell - Training and Consulting (Treasury and Financial); Director of the Heritage Building Society, Principal of Argyll Pty Ltd, Senior Lecturer at RMIT (1994-98), Treasurer of Sussan Corp. (1990-93)cite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Business Live!| title = CAMPBELL Susan Margaret| accessdate = 2007-09-29| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Dur-e Najaf Dara OAM - Restaurateur; Owner and Operator of EQ Cafebar (Melbourne); Partner/Menu Design of Nudel Bar (Melbourne); Partner of the Tea Corporation; Recipient of the Centenary Medal 2003 (also attended Methodist Girls' School, Singapore)cite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Business Live!| title = DARA Dur-e Najaf| accessdate = 2007-09-29| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Jane Harvey - Director of Medibank Private; Director of IOOF Holdingscite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Business Live!| title = HARVEY Jane| accessdate = 2007-09-29| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Rosemary Jessamyn Howell - Proprietor, Strategic Action Pty Ltd (formerly Rosemary Howell Business Services); Director National Board of Directors, Quality in Law Inc.cite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = HOWELL Rosemary Jessamyn| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Patricia Verne Kailis AM, OBE - Governing Director and Co-Founder of the M G Kailis Group of Companiescite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = KAILIS Patricia Verne| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Kerrie Kelly - Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Insurance Council of Australia Limited (also attended Walford Anglican School for Girls)cite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = KELLY Kerrie| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Emily Madder - Company Secretary and General Counsel of Siemens Limitedcite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Business Live!| title = MADDER Emily B| accessdate = 2007-09-29| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Karen Mahlab - Managing Director of the Mahlab Group; Founder of Pro Bono Australiacite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Business Live!| title = MAHLAB Karen| accessdate = 2007-09-29| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Jill Christine Monk - Director of Tassal Group Limitedcite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Business Live!| title = MONK Jill Christine| accessdate = 2007-09-29| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]

Community

*Annie Cohen - Charity worker [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080062b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Cohen, Montague (1855 - 1931)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Gladys Maeva Cumpston - Community worker, prize winning gardener and Braille transcriber [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A130607b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Cumpston, Gladys Maeva (1887 - 1975)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Henrietta Jessie Shaw Daley - Community worker; Founder of the ACT branch of the National Council of Women [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A130622b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Daley, Henrietta Jessie Shaw (1890 - 1943)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Dame Phyllis Frost - Welfare worker and philanthropist, known for her commitment to unpopular causes.
*Hilda Mabel McKay - Philanthropist [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150272b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: McKay, Cecil Newton (1899 - 1968)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Jessie McLaren - Australian missionary in Korea, book collector, teacher and translator [https://www.nla.gov.au/pub/nlanews/2007/aug07/story-3.pdf The National Library of Australia: "Jessie McLaren: An Australian in Korea"] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Lady Eliza Fraser Morrison - Charity worker; Chairman of the Victorian Red Cross home hospitals committee; Assistant commissioner of the Australian Red Cross Society in England; Appointed C.B.E. and Edward K.C.M.G [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100719b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Morrison, Eliza Fraser (1864 - 1948)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Eleanor Harriett (Nell) Rivett - Missionary and principal of the Women's Christian College, India [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110410b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Rivett, Eleanor Harriett (Nell) (1883 - 1972)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Philadelphia Nina Robertson - Red Cross administrator [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A160130b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Robertson, Philadelphia Nina (1866 - 1951)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Helen Macpherson Schutt - Philanthropist [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/AS10429b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Schutt, Helen Macpherson (1874 - 1951)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Lady Alice Maud Sewell - First woman to win the Wyselaskie scholarship in classical and comparative philology and logic; Founder of the Lyceum Club, Melbourne; Awarded the Coronation medal [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110753b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Sewell, Alice Maud (1881 - 1971)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Jean Marion Tom AO - Community worker; Recipient Centenary Medal 2003, ANZAC of the Year Award RSL 1999cite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = TOM Jean Marion| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Rita May Wilson - Community worker [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140454b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Harris, Rita May Wilson (1888 - 1975)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]

Entertainment, media and the arts

*Christine Dorothy Brunton - Actress [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A130319b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Brunton, Christine Dorothy (Dot) (1890 - 1977)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
* Felicity Cockram - Executive Producer, Producer, Business and Script Consultant; Former CEO Australian Film Institutecite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = COCKRAM Felicity| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Enid Derham - Poet [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080308b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Derham, Enid (1882 - 1941)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Lauris Margaret Elms - Opera Singercite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = ELMS Lauris Margaret| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Louise Berta Mosson Hanson Dyer - Patron of the arts and music publisher [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080418b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Dyer, Louise Berta Mosson Hanson (1884 - 1962)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
* Helen Mitchell - Soprano, who would be known as Dame Nellie Melba [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100464b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Melba, Dame Nellie (1861 - 1931)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Helen Morse - Australian actress and costume designer
* Ida Rentoul Outhwaite - Artist [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110119b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Outhwaite, Ida Sherbourne (1888 - 1960)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Janet Gertrude (Nettie) Palmer - Writer and critic [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110134b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Palmer, Janet Gertrude (Nettie) (1885 - 1964)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Ada May Plante - Artist [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110249b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Plante, Ada May (1875 - 1950)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
* Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson - Author, published as Henry Handel Richardson [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110392b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Richardson, Ethel Florence Lindesay (Henry Handel) (1870 - 1946)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Irene Frances Taylor - Journalist and feminist [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A120202b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Taylor, Irene Frances (1890 - 1933)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Violet Helen Evangeline Teague - Artist [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A120209b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Teague, Violet Helen Evangeline (1872 - 1951)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Tamsin West - Actress best known for her role as Linda in "Round the Twist" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0922357/ IMDb Profile: Tamsin West] (accessed:07-08-2007)]

Medicine and science

* Lilian Helen Alexander - Pioneering medical practitioner [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/AS10009b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Alexander, Lilian Helen (1861 - 1934)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
* Constance Ellis - First Victorian woman to become a doctor of medicine [http://www.womenaustralia.info/biogs/AWE0627b.htm Australian Women Biographical: Ellis, Constance (1872 - 1942)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
* Ethel Godfrey - Victoria's first female dentist [http://www.plc.vic.edu.au/our-school_history.aspx Presbyterian Ladies' College, Melbourne: The History of our College] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
* Ethel Gray - Nursing sister and army matron [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090086b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Gray, Ethel (1876 - 1962)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Robyn Guymer - Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne; Head, Macular Research Unit, Centre for Eye Research Australia; Consultant, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospitalcite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = GUYMER Robyn| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Ida Gertrude Margaret Halley - Medical officer and Feminist; One of the first women medical students at the University of Melbourne [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090162b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Halley, Ida Gertrude Margaret (1867 - 1939)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
* Dr Margaret Hilda Harper - Pioneering paediatrician, daughter of former PLC principal Rev. Dr Andrew Harper [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090201b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Harper, Margaret Hilda (1879 - 1964)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Mary Jermyn Heseltine - One of the first Australian doctors to study exfoliative cytology; Established the first gynaecological cytology unit in Australia at King George V Hospital [http://www.racp.edu.au/index.cfm?objectid=57D8BA7E-BBA8-5D39-133611C9100A5B6A&id=333 Royal Australasian College of Physicians- College Roll: Heseltine, Mary Jermyn] (accessed:28-06-2007)]
*Dame Annie Jean Macnamara - Medical scientist [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100337b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Macnamara, Dame Annie Jean (1899 - 1968)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Elizabeth Robyn Mason - Director of the Australasian Medical Publishing Company Pty Ltd (also attended The Friends' School, Hobart)cite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = MASON (Robyn) Elizabeth Robyn| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Winifred Barbara Meredith - Pioneering medical practitioner specialising in child and infant care
*Joan Janet Brown Refshauge - Pioneering medical practitioner and medical administrator [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090201b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Refshauge, Joan Janet Brown (1906 - 1979)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Alice Ross-King - Civilian and Army nurse [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110467b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Ross-King, Alice (1891 - 1968)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Anna (Nan) Schofield - One of the first Australian Army nurses to serve in the Middle East during World War II; Author [http://newsstore.smh.com.au/apps/viewDocument.ac?page=1&sy=smh&kw=presbyterian+ladies+college&pb=all_ffx&dt=selectRange&dr=6months&so=relevance&sf=author&sf=headline&sf=text&rc=10&rm=200&sp=nrm&clsPage=1&docID=AGE070521HR7633QQ9MN The Age, 21/05/07: "Attended war wounded then lived full life"] (accessed:14-08-2007)]
*Dr Eleanor Margrethe (Rita) Stang - Pioneering medical practitioner [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A120058b.htm?hilite=presbyterian%3Bladies%3Bcollege Australian Dictionary of Biography: Stang, Eleanor Margrethe (1894 - 1978)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Alison Mary Street AO - Head, Haemostasis and Haemophilia Units, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne; Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Immunology and Department of Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospitalcite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = STREET Alison Mary| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Rose Ethel Janet White-Haney - Botanist [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A160638b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: White-Haney, Rose Ethel Janet (Jean) (1877 - 1953)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Barbara Skeete Workman - Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University and Southern Health at Kingston Centre Campuscite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = WORKMAN Barbara Skeete| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]

Politics, public service and the law

* Hon. Jennifer Mary Acton - Senior Deputy President, Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC)cite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = ACTON Jennifer Mary, Hon.| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
* Catherine Deakin - Sister of Alfred Deakin
* Joan Rose Dwyer OAM - Former Chairman Equal Opportunity Board (Vic); Member, Mental Health Review Tribunal (Vic)cite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = DWYER Joan Rose| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Norma Clare Ford - Lawyer; Consultant; Member Immigration Review Tribunal, Migration Review Tribunal, Refugee Review Tribunal, Firearms Appeal Committeecite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = FORD Norma Clare| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Elizabeth Moulton Eggleston - Academic lawyer and activist [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140097b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Eggleston, Elizabeth Moulton (1934 - 1976)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
* Vida Goldstein - Suffragette and first woman to stand for election to the Federal Parliament of Australia [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090042b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Goldstein, Vida Jane Mary (1869 - 1949)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
* Flos Greig - First woman admitted to the Victorian Bar [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090688b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Greig, Grata Flos Matilda (1880 - 1958)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Rosemary Claire Hunter - Professor of Law at the University of Kent; Formerly Professor of Law at Griffith University, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Director of the Socio-Legal Research Centrecite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = HUNTER Rosemary Claire| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Fiona Krautil - Director of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency [http://www.eowa.gov.au/Information_Centres/Resource_Centre/Directors_Speeches/IWD_0302.asp Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency: Director's Speech] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
* Eleanor May Moore - Pacifist [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100550b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Moore, Eleanor May (1875 - 1949)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Alice Frances Mabel Moss - Campaigner for women's rights [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100584b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Moss, Alice Frances Mabel (1869 - 1948)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Hon. Justice Marcia Ann Neave AO- Judge, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria;cite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = NEAVE Marcia Ann, Hon. Justice| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic] Chairwoman of the Victorian Law Reform Commission [http://www.crikey.com.au/Politics/20060614-Famous-alumni-on-Lathams-hit-list.html Crikey.com.au: Famous alumni on Latham's hit list] (accessed:26-04-2006)]
*Senator Jocelyn Newman - Former Senator for Tasmania [http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/22064/20011010-0000/www.plc.vic.edu.au/Prospectus/prospectus.htm Presbyterian Ladies' College- School Information] (accessed:28-06-2007)]
*Marion Phillips - Politician, first Australian woman to win a seat in a national parliament [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110223b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Phillips, Marion (1881 - 1932)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]
*Kim Rubenstein - Professor and Director, Centre for International and Public Law, ANU College of Law, The Australian National Universitycite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = RUBENSTEIN Kim| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Her Hon. Judge Meryl Elizabeth Sexton - Judge, County Court of Victoriacite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = SEXTON Meryl Elizabeth, Her Hon. Judge| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Jillian Skinner - Politician, elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly; Currently Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Shadow Minister for Health, Shadow Minister for Science and Medical Research, and Shadow Minister for Artscite web |url=http://www.jillianskinner.com/Jillian%20Skinner/About_Jillian.html |title=About Jillian |accessdate=2008-02-01 |publisher=Jillian Skinner]
*Christian Brynhild Ochiltree Jollie Smith - Solicitor, second woman to be admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, first female taxi driver in Melbourne [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110660b.htm?hilite=Presbyterian+Ladies%27+College Australian Dictionary of Biography: Smith, Christian Brynhild Ochiltree Jollie (1885 - 1963)] (accessed:07-08-2007)]

Religion

*Rev. Dr Margaret Ruth Redpath AO - Deacon, St Andrew's Anglican Church, Brightoncite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = REDPATH Margaret Ruth, Rev. Dr| accessdate = 2007-09-17| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]

References

Further reading

* Fitzpatrick, K. 1975. "PLC Melbourne: The First Century 1875-1975". Burwood, The Presbyterian Ladies College.
* Reid, M.O. 1960. "The Ladies Came to Stay: A Study of the Education of Girls at the Presbyterian Ladies' College, Melbourne 1875-1960". Melbourne, Council of the College.

ee also

* List of schools in Victoria
* List of high schools in Victoria
*List of boarding schools
*Girls Sport Victoria

External links

* [http://www.plc.vic.edu.au Presbyterian Ladies' College Website]


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