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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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Coral Magnolia Lansbury (1929–1991)

Coral Magnolia Lansbury

Coral Magnolia Lansbury (1929–1991), radio scriptwriter, academic, and novelist, was born at St Kilda, Melbourne, in 1929, second child of Australian-born Oscar Vincent Stephen Lansbury, and his English-born wife May, née Morle. Coral’s parents were London stage actors who toured New Zealand and Australia in 1928 and 1929 with a production of The Vagabond King before joining the cast of Show Boat; auspiciously, they gave Coral the second name Magnolia for the precocious heroine of the musical....

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