Dr Rosemary Crowley was the first South Australian female Labor Senator. She was elected in May 1983 and served until her retirement in June 2002. She was Minister for Family Services from 1993 to 1996 and was Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women in 1993.
Dr Crowley worked as a community medical practitioner before entering politics, and during her distinguished political career always showed keen interest in community health, childcare, parent education, women's health and sport.
The collection was established in 2002 and provides evidence of a career reflecting service and commitment to the community. It includes papers relating to political life, realia, books, photographs and audio-visual material.
Information on the contents of the Collection can be found in the UniSA Archival Collections, and digital copies of selected items can be viewed. For further information or access to the Collection, please email the Library Archivist.