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Women Australia is an initiative of the National Centre of Biography at the Australian National University.

It consists of entries on women published in the NCB's websites, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Obituaries Australia and Labour Australia as well as biographical register entries.

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Jane Isabella (Isabel) McComas (1864–1960)

Jane Isabella (Isabel) McComas

Daughter of John W. McComas, of Melbourne, who arrived in Australia in 1851, and was a member of the Church of England Assembly and Vice-president of the British and Foreign Bible Society, and Founder of the firm of William Haughton & Co.; the present head of which is Mr. R. B. McComas, Director of the Commonwealth Bank and Member of the Council of the Working Men’s College.

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