Rose Scott

Australian suffragist (1847-1925)

Rose Scott (8 October 184720 April 1925) was an Australian women's rights activist who advocated for women's suffrage and universal suffrage in New South Wales at the turn-of-the twentieth century.

Rose Scott (in about 1883)


  • We will one day think it as horrible to eat animals as we now think it horrible to eat each other.
    • Miscellaneous Notes, Scott Papers; as quoted in A New Australia: Citizenship, Radicalism and the First Republic by Bruce Scates (Cambridge University Press, 1997), p. 247.
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