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Genevieve Theseira-Haese: Lady Mayoress & the mystery of our missing opal

Posted on: Mon 2 Sep 2019

Lady Mayoresses have long been seen as purely a decorative adjunct to our Lord Mayors.  Not so…  says Genevieve, our immediate past Lady Mayoress of Adelaide.  During her term in office, Genevieve determined to research the important work carried out by her predecessors, and highlight their contribution.  We’ll bring you some of those fascinating stories in the coming months.   This month we tell you how Genevieve uncovered an incredible mystery of the missing precious Adelaide Opal and its gold and diamond chain.

Interviewer Fiona White

 

Photo:  L to R  Fiona White, Genevieve Theseira-Haese

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