17. THE WPA PROTESTED AGAINST THE COST OF LIVING 25. THE WPA GREW BEYOND VICTORIA 27. WOMEN'S PEACE ARMY LEAFLETS
FIRST WORLD WAR WOMEN
working for peace in Melbourne 1914-1919
14. THE WPA DEMANDED
The Women’s Peace Army is holding a great
demonstration in the Athenaeum Hall, Collins
Street, on Monday 30 August 8pm.
A resolution will be submitted to the meeting
urging the Federal Government to urge upon the
Imperial authorities the necessity of declaring the
terms of peace, and from the meeting a
deputation will be appointed to wait upon Mr
Fisher, to convey to him the wishes of the women
at the meeting.
We urge all those who are anxious to end this
horrible slaughter to attend the meeting.
26 August 1915
Let our delegates (at Imperial Conferences) ...
enter into no defence or war arrangements ... not
first submitted to Parliament, and voted on by our
Let our watchword be
"No Secret Imperial Policy for Australians".
=== 15. THE WPA WAS FEMINIST ===