Women of the North

Celebrating the fascinating lives of women in the history of North Queensland

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Myra Rendle Mackenzie – dentist

When Myra Rendle was 14 years old she began an apprenticeship with a Brisbane dentist named Robert Thomason. After completing her training four years later she opened her own practice, which was situated on the corner of Queen and Edward Streets, Brisbane. This might seem unremarkable if it weren’t for the fact that Myra opened her practice in 1899. She was 18 years old, and she was the first female […]

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