Catherine Helen Spence
*Catherine was educated in Edinburgh.
*She came to Australia with her family and lived with her parents.
*Her father and mother died in 1846, whom she supported.
*She took up journalism and wrote under her brothers name for argus in Melbourne.
*Also she joined the fight for female suffrage.
What made her stand out
*In South Australia she was the first state in the world to give women the right to standup for parliament.
*The first woman to be placed in an official position by a official government.
* She is on the 5 dollar note.
*She is Australias first historian and writer, she also was Australias first truly proffessional woman journalist.
Understanding Of Democracy
A liberal democracy is organised in a way to define and limit power so as to promote legitimate government within a frame work of justice and freedom.