Adelaide is about to immortalize their first female mayor, Wendy Chapman, through commissioning a portrait to be hung inside the town hall. This article from the Adelaide Independent Daily shares the news with us.
In it, current lord mayor Sandy Verschoor is quote as saying:
As the first female Lord Mayor for the City of Adelaide and as the first female Lord Mayor in Australia she (Chapman) takes an extraordinary place in our history and I really do think that that should be acknowledged in the chamber in which we sit.
It’s a great achievement for women everywhere in Australia. Learn more about it at the link below…