Louisa Lawson’s Contribution to Democracy


Fantastic for Stage 3 unit focusing on Australia as a Nation. Covers content from Syllabus: key figures and their significance in the development of Australian democracy.


  • File Size: 1MB
  • File Type: PDF
  • Number of Pages: 12


PowerPoint Presentation (PDF Version)-

  • Who was Louisa Lawson?
  • Definitions: (activist, feminist, suffragist, business woman, author)
  • Gender inequality during the 19th century
  • Lawson’s contribution to Australian democracy
  • What is Feminism?
  • Feminism explained…
  • Dedication to Louisa Lawson

In summary

  • 8 reflection questions
  • (12 pages of informational text and images)
  • Worksheet 1: Louisa Lawson Questions
  • Worksheet 2: Louisa Lawson Biography Sheet

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