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  Rosemary Follett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rosemary Follett AO (born 27 March 1948) was the first woman to become head of government in an Australian state or territory.
Follett became the Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on 11 May 1989 following the Australian Labor Party's victory in the first ACT election.
Follett resigned from the ACT Legislative Assembly in December 1996 and was replaced by Simon Corbell.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rosemary_Follett   (140 words)

 Rosemary Follett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Rosemary Follett, Australian politican, was the first woman to become the head of government in an Australian state or territory.
Follett became the Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory in 1989 following her Australian Labor Party's victory in the first ACT election.
Leaving the Assembly that year, Follett is presently the ACT's Sex Discrimination Commissioner.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/r/ro/rosemary_follett.html   (97 words)

 Follett, Rosemary - Australian Women Biographical entry
Rosemary Follett came to Canberra in 1952 and was educated at the former Catholic Girls High School (now Merici College, where a wing is named after her).
Follett became the first chief minister in 1989 and was chief minister again from 1991 to 1995.
Follett described herself as belonging to the Left faction of the ALP and came to power with a platform of open accountable government, social justice and a policy that half of all positions on government advisory boards and committees should be filled by women.
www.womenaustralia.info /biogs/AWE0769b.htm   (522 words)

 Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1996 Week 14 Hansard (12 December) Page 4941   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The other things that need to be mentioned in relation to what Rosemary did as Chief Minister and in serving the ACT Assembly include pieces of landmark legislation that she ensured were passed during her time as Chief Minister.
Most importantly, Rosemary Follett led a raw team of Labor candidates into the first government in the ACT, the most hated government in the history of the ACT because it was the first one.
Many of those who have seen Rosemary Follett in full flight on a political issue which they disagreed with would know that she was quite capable of a lecture, if I can call it that, which would make one wilt.
www.hansard.act.gov.au /hansard/1996/week14/4941.htm   (553 words)

 A Brief History Of The ACT ALP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In 1989, Rosemary Follett became the first woman Chief Minister or Premier of any State or Territory in Australia, and then the first woman in Australia's history to attend the Premiers Conference.
As the ALP was the largest party, Rosemary Follett, the ALP Assembly Leader, was able to form the first government.
Rosemary Follett held office for 7 months until a coalition of Liberals and others organised a spill.
www.act.alp.org.au /text.html?link=/about/history.html   (808 words)

 Follett's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Follett Educational Services, Inc. (FES) is your one-stop-shop for used k-12 textbooks/workbooks/teacher's editions and brand-new supplemental learning materials (paperback novels, literature study guides, reference books, test prep books).
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Follett Higher Education Group is a family-owned bookstore provider that has operated with integrity and respect for 133...
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 Rosemary in TutorGig Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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 News : www.manuka.com.au
Mr Stanhope said he particularly wanted to congratulate Rosemary Follett who, when elected as the first Chief Minister of the ACT in 1989, was the first woman to head an Australian government.
Ms Follett was awarded an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) for service to the ACT Legislative Assembly, particularly through influencing the development of self-government and as inaugural Chief Minister, and to community development, human rights and the advancement of women.
"Rosemary Follett did the ACT a great service as the first Chief Minister, implementing a new system of self-government and laying the foundations for all governments to follow," Mr Stanhope said.
www.manuka.com.au /news/news.item.php?pid=906   (442 words)

 Women in the making of Canberra - Representing
Ros Kelly, Federal Member for Canberra in the House of Representatives, was responsible for a number of ministerial portfolios between 1990 and 1994, including Arts, Sport and the Environment, in the Hawke-Keating Labor government.
A large number of women have served as Members of the ACT Legislative Assembly, and two - the Labor Party's Rosemary Follett and Liberal Kate Carnell - have been Chief Minister.
Rosemary Follett was the first woman to head an Australian government.
www.womenaustralia.info /exhib/wmc/representing.html   (412 words)

 Follett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Mary Parker Follett Foundation was established in order to meet a critical need in our time: the need...
Mary Parker Follett A forum for sharing thoughts, ideas, and news related to or directly inspired by the work of Mary Parker Follett (1868-1933).
Follett was a pioneer in democratic theory, human...
follettspurdue.fashpurdue.com /follett   (653 words)

 Jon Stanhope | Chief Minister, Australian Capital Territory | Media
Rosemary Follett has been appointed as Chairperson of the Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) to take effect from 1 January 2006.
Follett is an extremely well respected member of the ACT community whose extensive experience as a Chief Minister along with her commitment to the ACT make her a valuable addition to VETA,” Minister Gallagher said today.
Follett to this position and look forward to working with her the and the VETA board to ensure our VET sector continues to strengthen and provide the ACT with relevant and flexible training choices,” Ms.
www.chiefminister.act.gov.au /media.asp?media=934§ion=53&title=Media   (193 words)

 ACT Election Guide 2004. Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
The Chief Minister has made no secret of the fact that he believes he is in a strong position and holds out the hope that he will achieve the holy grail of ACT politics: majority government.
Rosemary Follett came closest, falling just a handful of votes short of delivering a majority in 1992.
The portents suggest that Jon Stanhope will never be better placed to go one step further (see Party Prospects: Labor).
www.abc.net.au /elections/act/2004/guide/default.htm   (494 words)

 InsideCUA Online
Use the submission buttons to send items or contact Rosemary Harty, editor, at 319-6973 or harrisoc@cua.edu.
It was a smooth transition from Barnes and Noble to the Follett Higher Education Group as management of the CUA Bookstore changed hands this month.
An advisory team assembled to review proposals chose Follett, the nation's leading supplier of university bookstore services.
inside.cua.edu /071800   (247 words)

 Documenting Democracy
The first election on 4 March 1989, under the modified d’Hondt system, returned a Labor government with a majority of only one seat.
The Chief Minister, Rosemary Follett, was the first woman to head a government in Australia.
The instability of the government’s majority led to a spill in 1990, when Chief Minister Rosemary Follett was replaced by Trevor Kaine.
www.foundingdocs.gov.au /item.asp?sdID=124   (415 words)

 The ACT ALP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Although the ACT is a territory with a small population, the ACT ALP has taken part vigorously in national debates.
Rosemary Follett held office for 7 months until a coalition of Liberals and others organized a spill.
The ALP retook power in June 1991 after a successful no-confidence motion was moved against the Alliance Government.
www.users.bigpond.com /s-d.garth/alp/actalp.html   (4041 words)

 Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 1 Hansard (9 March) Page 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
MR BERRY: I propose that Rosemary Follett be elected as Chief Minister for the Australian Capital Territory and I move:
That Rosemary Follett be elected Chief Minister for the Territory.
MR SPEAKER: The result of the ballot is: Kate Carnell, 11 votes; Rosemary Follett, six votes.
www.hansard.act.gov.au /hansard/1995/week01/4.htm   (213 words)

 Legislative Assembly for the ACT - Education - Fact Sheets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Marion Reilly (ALP) was sworn in on 26 March 1996.
Rosemary Follett (ALP) resigned on 12 December 1996.
Simon Corbell (ALP) was sworn in on 18 February 1997.
www.legassembly.act.gov.au /education/fact-sheets.asp?nav=factsheet02   (1355 words)

 Rally for abortion rights in ACT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The chant was in response to a statement by chief minister Rosemary Follett that the issue might be referred to a committee.
Rosemary Follett and Kate Carnell, opposition spokesperson for health, have both said that they would support repeal of the Termination of Pregnancy Act but would oppose the funding of an abortion clinic.
The Follett government is just playing a game of divide and rule.
www.greenleft.org.au /back/1992/60/60p6b.htm   (562 words)

 FOLLETT TRIED SHARED SERVICES TOO - IT COST NOT SAVED THE ACT MONEY / NEWS ROOM / HOME - The Word   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
ACT Opposition Leader Brendan Smyth highlighted today that when former ACT Chief Minister, Rosemary Follett, established a shared services model in the Territory it actually cost taxpayers money rather than made savings.
Mr Smyth expressed grave concern about the lack of detail around the Stanhope Government's planned shared services body and if in fact it would save the Territory any money at all.
"A shared services body was established by Rosemary Follett during her time in Government (and with a much smaller budget) and this arrangement, which was meant to save the ACT $1.5 million, actually ending up costing taxpayers $3.5 million in the first year," Mr Smyth said.
www.theword.com.au /index.php/content/view/full/2582   (559 words)

 Labor Analysis. ACT Election Guide 2004. Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Link to Electoral Systems) was as much a referendum on self-government as an election and the major parties did appallingly.
Labor formed Government under Rosemary Follett with just five members and the Liberals four members could all take the same taxi to work.
The first Assembly was notorious for its instability and, at the 1992 poll, the community reacted by cleaning out all but two independents and returning eight Labor members and seven Liberals.
www.abc.net.au /elections/act/2004/guide/labor.htm   (419 words)

 Rosemary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
When Hal meets Rosemary (Gwyneth Paltrow), a Peace Corps volunteer who is...
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Dana was born Rosemary Brown on August 30, 1951 in Derry in...
www.hygieneguard.com /health/Rosemary&start=204   (541 words)

 USCCB - (CCHD) - Sharing the Tradition, Shaping the Future
This second edition was prepared by Education Staff of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development and was derived from the edition prepared for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development by John Heinz, OFM, with assistance of Rev. Jude Winkler, OFM, and Ms.
Excerpts from The Documents of Vatican II edited by Walter M. Abbott, SJ, copyright " 1966, Follett Publishing Company, Inc., Chicago are used with permission of the publisher, all rights reserved.
No part of these excerpts may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means"electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise"without express written permission of Follett Publishing Company.
www.usccb.org /cchd/sharingthefuture.shtml   (2093 words)

 Digital Collections - Pictures - Pryor, Geoff, 1944- [Rosemary Follett cooking the 1992-93 A.C.T. budget papers on a ...
Digital Collections - Pictures - Pryor, Geoff, 1944- [Rosemary Follett cooking the 1992-93 A.C.T. budget papers on a barbeque] [picture]
[Rosemary Follett cooking the 1992-93 A.C.T. budget papers on a barbeque] [picture]
If you wish to use it for any other purposes, you must complete the Request for permission form.
www.nla.gov.au /nla.pic-vn3070122   (99 words)

 NWJC: Conferences and Events - Women's Constitutional Convention Workshop - 20 May 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Chief Minister and Minister for the Status of Women, Mr Jon Stanhope MLA, has been invited to host the workshop.
Speakers include Human Rights Commissioner and former ACT Chief Minister, Rosemary Follett, and Dr Marian Sawer from the ANU.
The theme of the workshop is "Changing the culture of male institutions."
www.nwjc.org.au /events/388.html   (123 words)

 ALP `Laberal' government for ACT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
When the territory got its first government in 1989 -- a minority Labor regime under Follett -- it immediately began cutting services, closing one of two public hospitals and several schools.
A Liberal-dominated Alliance government replaced Follett after a no-confidence vote in 1990.
Not surprisingly in view of all this, both Liberal and Labor focussed their campaigns on the personalities of Follett and Kaine rather than any policies.
www.greenleft.org.au /back/1992/46/46p11.htm   (801 words)

 Quota Notes Number 74   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Those two independent MLAs warned the Chief Minister, Ms Rosemary Follett, that they would support a no-confidence motion in her if she persisted with the boxes.
On 23rd December Ms Follett announced the demise of the party box clauses.
The PRSA's Australian Capital Territory Branch held a televised, well-attended public meeting in February at which useful suggestions arose.
www.cs.mu.oz.au /~lee/prsa/qn/74.html   (3025 words)

 ACT Electoral Commission - 1995 Election Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ms Rosemary Follett resigned from the Legislative Assembly on 12 December 1996.
Mr Simon Corbell, Australian Labor Party, was declared elected to fill the casual vacancy following a recount of ballot papers received by Ms Rosemary Follett at the 1995 election.
(results of the recount to replace Rosemary Follett)
www.elections.act.gov.au /result95.html   (232 words)

 BCOE - Educational Support Services
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Our new Follett Representatives, Sally Martinus of Follett Software and Melanie McRee of Follett Library Resources, came to Butte County Office of Education's Instructional Resource Center on October 28 to update users of Follett automated Library software on the latest versions of Follett products and services.
The Follett Users Group meetings focus on learning more about the Follett system, and finding solutions to your specific library automation issues and concerns.
www.bcoe.org /ess/library/news.htm   (369 words)

 Rosemary Follett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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