Spanner in the works - the extraordinary life of Alice Anderson and Australia's only all-girl garage

Tue 9 April 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kew Library

Corner Cotham Road and Civic Drive
Kew VIC 3101
Australia

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04/09/2019 7:00pm 04/09/2019 8:00pm Spanner in the works - the extraordinary life of Alice Anderson and Australia's only all-girl garage A spanner in the works is the extraordinary story of Alice Anderson and her all-female garage on the corner of Cotham Road and Charles Street in Kew, which was in business in 1919,100 years ago. Alice was the first woman to own and manage a garage in Australia, employing female mechanics, drivers and a chauffeur service.  Author Loretta Smith began her journey to uncover Alice’s life when one of her aged-care clients mentioned her mother worked as a driver and mechanic for Alice Anderson.  , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
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A spanner in the works is the extraordinary story of Alice Anderson and her all-female garage on the corner of Cotham Road and Charles Street in Kew, which was in business in 1919,100 years ago.

Alice was the first woman to own and manage a garage in Australia, employing female mechanics, drivers and a chauffeur service.  Author Loretta Smith began her journey to uncover Alice’s life when one of her aged-care clients mentioned her mother worked as a driver and mechanic for Alice Anderson. 

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