Joy Cummings – Australia’s first female Lord Mayor

From visitnewcastle.com.au: Joy Cummings was Australia‚Äôs first female Lord Mayor and the Lord Mayor of Newcastle from 1974-1984. She had many achievements during her time in office and left a tremendous legacy to the city after her death in 2003. Her interest in politics began in 1938 at age 15 when she joined the ALP. … More Joy Cummings – Australia’s first female Lord Mayor