Joan Kirner

Joan Kirner

Joan Elizabeth Kirner AC was an Australian politician who was the 42nd Premier of Victoria, serving from 1990 to 1992.

Joan Kirner reviews 'Suffrage to Sufferance: 100 years of women in politics' by Janine Haines

December 1992, no. 147 01 December 1992
Joan Kirner reviews 'Suffrage to Sufferance: 100 years of women in politics' by Janine Haines
Janine Haines’s book, Suffrage to Sufferance is a good read. For women who are in public life and who insist on equality, it is a realistic and often humorous read. For those women who aspire to public life or simply equal rights, it is an entertaining – lost journalistic – account of where women’s aspirations might lead them. For men who understand or want to understand women’s drive fo ... (read more)