The National Archives
Resolution passed by the Australian Parliament in 1910
(PRO ref: PRO 30/69/1834)
Study this source carefully and consider what it tells you about why people thought women should get the vote. You should consider:
What is the point being made by the Australian Parliament?
What have been the beneficial results?
How have women reacted to being given the vote?
Why do you think the resolution mentions that 'disaster was freely prophesied''?