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List of Women Leaders

The list of completed entries is growing. Below is what we have completed, current as of September 2013. It contains women featured in Founders, Firsts and Feminists a collection of essays published in 2011, along with many others. This list will be added to.

NOTE: This list is sorted by occupation. Some women have more than one occupation, so their names appear multiple times on this list.

A

Aboriginal activist
Davis, Megan, Aboriginal activist and Lawyer
O’Shane, Gladys Dorothy, Aboriginal Activist and Community Leader
Peris, Nova, Aboriginal activist, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Hockey player, Olympian, Politician and Track and field athlete
Turner, Patricia, Aboriginal Activist, Feminist and Public Servant
Aboriginal administrator
Burney, Linda Jean, Aboriginal Administrator and Parliamentarian
Aboriginal health worker
Bush, Constance (Connie) Doreen, Aboriginal health worker
Aboriginal rights activist
Andrews, Shirley Aldythea Marshall Seymour, Aboriginal rights activist, Biochemist, Communist, dancer and historian
Clarke, Helena, Aboriginal rights activist
Cooke, Constance Mary Ternent, Aboriginal rights activist
Gibbs, Pearl Mary, Aboriginal rights activist
Jones, Edith Emily, Aboriginal rights activist and Community worker
O’Donoghue, Lowitja, Aboriginal rights activist
Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Aboriginal rights activist and Poet
Aboriginal rights campaigner
Bandler, Faith, Aboriginal Rights Campaigner
Aboriginal welfare worker
Stanton, Mimbinggal Violet McGinness, Aboriginal Welfare Worker
Academic
Abdel-Halim, Aziza, Academic and Islamic community leader
Babacan, Hurriyet, Academic, Migrant Community Advocate, Policy adviser and Public Servant
Bashir, Marie Roslyn, Academic, Governor and University chancellor
Behrendt, Larissa, Academic, Lawyer and Writer
Bryson, Lois, Academic, Research Advocate for women and Sociologist
Chamberlain, Edna, Academic, Professor and Social work educator
Hyslop, Jocelyn Sophia, Academic, Religious Sister and Social Worker
Kalantzis, Mary, Academic
Kiek, Winifred, Academic and Congregational Minister
Lawrence, Carmen, Academic, Parliamentarian, Political leader and Psychologist
Nickas, Helen, Academic and Publisher
Ogilvie, Katharine Florinda, Academic, Hockey player and Social Worker
Tay, Alice Erh-Soon, Academic, Human rights activist and Lawyer
Tulip, Marie, Academic and Feminist theologian
Activist
McRae-McMahon, Dorothy, Activist and Uniting Church minister
Paul, Camille Agnes Becker, Activist, Feminist, Moral Theologian and Social justice advocate
Pavy, Emily Dorothea, Activist, Lawyer and Social Theorist
Scott, Rose, Activist and Suffragist
Actor
Blanchett, Catherine (Cate) Elise, Actor and Theatre Director
Chauvel, Elsa, Actor, Director, Film writer and Producer
Crawford, Dorothy Muriel, Actor, Co-founder of Crawford Productions, Radio announcer, Radio producer and Television producer
Davis, Judy, Actor
Jenner, Dorothy Hetty Fosbury, Actor, Journalist and Radio broadcaster
Lyell, Lottie Edith, Actor, Art director, Director, Editor, Film script writer and Producer
Thornton, Sigrid, Actor
Vincent, Kelly, Actor, Playwright and Politician
Adviser
Beynon, Nicola Jane, Adviser, Advocate and Environmentalist
Advocate
Beynon, Nicola Jane, Adviser, Advocate and Environmentalist
Agricultural scientist
Siewert, Rachel Mary, Agricultural scientist, Environmentalist and Parliamentarian
Anglican lay leader
Jeffreys, Irene Florence, Anglican lay leader and Chartered accountant
Anglican missionary
Andrews, Mary Maria, Anglican Missionary and Deaconess
Brennan, Patricia Anne, Anglican Missionary, Campaigner, Feminist Theologian, Forensic Physician and Media Presenter
Animal rights campaigner
Townend, Christine, Animal rights campaigner and Environmentalist
Animator
Jolliffe, Anne, Animator
Architect
Alsop, Ruth, Architect
Harvie, Ellison, Architect
Murphy, Phyllis, Architect
Teague, Cynthia, Architect and Public servant
Art director
Lyell, Lottie Edith, Actor, Art director, Director, Editor, Film script writer and Producer
Artist
Batterham, Genni, Artist, Author, Disability rights activist and Filmmaker
Brown, Jocelyn, Artist, Author, Florist and Garden designer
Dietrich, Laurene, Artist, Community worker and Feminist
Healy, Evelyn Myrtle, Artist, Community Activist and Peace activist
Artistic director
Bousloff, Kira Abricossova, Artistic Director, Ballerina and Choreographer
Menon, Padma, Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dancer and Teacher
Yong, Tina, Artistic Director, Choreographer and Dancer
Athletics coach
de la Hunty, Shirley Barbara, Athletics coach, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Lecturer, Olympian, Teacher and Track and field athlete
Australian plant conservation activist
Walling, Edna, Australian plant conservation activist, Author, Garden designer, Housing developer and Pioneer
Author
Batterham, Genni, Artist, Author, Disability rights activist and Filmmaker
Bobis, Merlinda, Author and Poet
Brookes, Mabel Balcombe, Author, Community Worker, Feminist and Political candidate
Brown, Jocelyn, Artist, Author, Florist and Garden designer
Cappiello, Rosa Raffaella, Author
Eldershaw, Marjorie, Author and Historian
Lowenstein, Wendy Katherin, Author and Oral historian
Marchetta, Melina, Author
McGuire, Francis Margaret Cheadle, Author and Catholic lay leader
Mellor, Olive, Author, Educator, Garden designer, Horticulturist and Radio broadcaster
Walling, Edna, Australian plant conservation activist, Author, Garden designer, Housing developer and Pioneer

B

Ballerina
Bousloff, Kira Abricossova, Artistic Director, Ballerina and Choreographer
Dunn, Lucinda, Ballerina
Barrister
Bishop, Julie Isabel, Barrister, Parliamentarian and Solicitor
Bolger, Irene, Barrister and Trade Union Leader
Mitchell, Roma Flinders, Barrister and Governor
Scutt, Jocelynne Annette, Barrister, Feminist and Human Rights Advocate
Bibliographer
Fanning, Pauline, Bibliographer and Librarian
Biochemist
Andrews, Shirley Aldythea Marshall Seymour, Aboriginal rights activist, Biochemist, Communist, dancer and historian
Keto, Aila Inkeri, Biochemist and Environmentalist
Uhr, Marie-Louise, Biochemist and Catholic Activist
Biographer
Hill, Ernestine, Biographer, Journalist and Writer
Biologist
Harris, Thistle, Biologist, Botanist, Conservationist and Teacher
Bishop
Darling, Barbara, Bishop and Teacher
Goldsworthy, Kay, Bishop and Churchwoman
Botanist
Galbraith, Jean, Botanist, Conservationist, Gardener and Writer
Harris, Thistle, Biologist, Botanist, Conservationist and Teacher
Broadcaster
Deveson, Anne Barbara, Broadcaster, Filmmaker and Writer
Littlejohn, Emma Linda Palmer, Broadcaster, Feminist and Journalist
Buddhist leader
Bell, Elizabeth, Buddhist leader
Byles, Marie, Buddhist leader, Conservationist and Solicitor
Builder
Watson, Giz, Builder, Environmentalist and Parliamentarian
Businesswoman
Lyons, Elvira, Businesswoman and Social worker
Raine, Mary Bertha, Businesswoman and Philanthropist
Schwartz, Carol, Businesswoman and Philanthropist
Thiele, Deborah (Debbie), Businesswoman, Consultant, Farmer, Political candidate and Teacher

C

Campaigner
Brennan, Patricia Anne, Anglican Missionary, Campaigner, Feminist Theologian, Forensic Physician and Media Presenter
De Garis, Mary Clementina, Campaigner, Child Welfare Advocate, Feminist, Medical Practitioner and Obsteterician
Duguid, Phyllis Evelyn, Campaigner, Child welfare advocate, Feminist, Humanitarian and Women’s rights activist
Goldstein, Vida Jane, Campaigner, Christian healer, Peace activist, Social reformer, Suffragist, Teacher and Women’s rights activist
Catholic activist
Uhr, Marie-Louise, Biochemist and Catholic Activist
Catholic lay leader
Brennan, Anna Teresa, Catholic lay leader, Social reformer, Solicitor and Women’s activist
Burrow, Kathleen Mary (Kate), Catholic lay leader and Teacher
McGuire, Francis Margaret Cheadle, Author and Catholic lay leader
Catholic religious sister
Glowrey, Mary, Catholic Religious Sister and Medical Practitioner
Charity worker
Barlow, Mary Kate, Charity Worker
Bonython, Constance Jean, Charity Worker
Brookes, Ivy, Charity Worker, Philanthropist and Political Activist
Buxton, Rita, Charity Worker and Philanthropist
Clark, Lady Mary, Charity Worker
Cowan, Edith Dircksey, Charity worker, Parliamentarian, Social reformer and Women’s rights activist
Daly, Dame Mary Dora, Charity Worker
Egan, Katherine Rose, Charity Worker
Fink, Miriam, Charity Worker
Holmes, Marion Phoebe, Charity Worker
Kent Hughes, Constance, Charity Worker and Nurse
Latham, Eleanor Mary, Charity Worker
Mawson, Francisca Adriana, Charity Worker
Read, Irene Victoria, Charity Worker
Zichy-Woinarski, Gertrude Mary, Charity Worker
Chartered accountant
Jeffreys, Irene Florence, Anglican lay leader and Chartered accountant
Cheesemaker
Bennett, Jane Frances, Cheesemaker and Dairy farmer
Chief executive officer
Staib, Margaret Mary, Chief Executive Officer and Military Officer
Child rescuer
Sutherland, Selina Murray Macdonald, Child Rescuer
Child welfare advocate
De Garis, Mary Clementina, Campaigner, Child Welfare Advocate, Feminist, Medical Practitioner and Obsteterician
Duguid, Phyllis Evelyn, Campaigner, Child welfare advocate, Feminist, Humanitarian and Women’s rights activist
Child welfare worker
Clutterbuck, Katherine Mary, Child Welfare Worker and Religious Sister
Children’s television activist
Edgar, Patricia, Children’s television activist, Media policy developer and Teacher
Choreographer
Bousloff, Kira Abricossova, Artistic Director, Ballerina and Choreographer
Hassall, Nanette, Choreographer, Dance Advocate, Dancer and Director
Hill, Raewyn, Choreographer and Dancer
Lietdke, Tanja, Choreographer, Dancer and Director
Menon, Padma, Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dancer and Teacher
Yong, Tina, Artistic Director, Choreographer and Dancer
Christian healer
Goldstein, Vida Jane, Campaigner, Christian healer, Peace activist, Social reformer, Suffragist, Teacher and Women’s rights activist
Churchwoman
Goldsworthy, Kay, Bishop and Churchwoman
Healy, Joan, Churchwoman, Community Worker, Social Activist and Social Worker
Tabart, Jill, Churchwoman, Doctor and Lay Leader
Cinematographer
Ansara, Martha, Cinematographer and Documentary film maker
Co-founder of Crawford Productions
Crawford, Dorothy Muriel, Actor, Co-founder of Crawford Productions, Radio announcer, Radio producer and Television producer
Comedian
Young, Stella, Comedian, Disability activist and Journalist
Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist
de la Hunty, Shirley Barbara, Athletics coach, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Lecturer, Olympian, Teacher and Track and field athlete
Fraser, Dawn, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Olympian, Parliamentarian, Swimmer and Swimming coach
Freeman, Catherine (Cathy) Astrid Salome, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Olympian and Track and field athlete
Jackson-Nelson, Marjorie, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Governor, Olympian and Track and field athlete
Peris, Nova, Aboriginal activist, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Hockey player, Olympian, Politician and Track and field athlete
Communist
Andrews, Shirley Aldythea Marshall Seymour, Aboriginal rights activist, Biochemist, Communist, dancer and historian
Fraser, Val, Communist and Feminist
Community activist
Benn, Concetta, Community activist, Policy adviser and Social worker
Coppel, Marjorie Jean, Community Activist
Crane, Robyn, Community Activist and Politician
Healy, Evelyn Myrtle, Artist, Community Activist and Peace activist
Kirner, Joan Elizabeth, Community Activist and Politician
Reichstein, Jill, Community Activist and Philanthropist
Community educator
Paxinos, Kaliope, Community Educator and Ethnic women’s leader
Community leader
Leworthy, Betty Caroline, Community Leader and Community Worker
McIntyre, Margaret Edgeworth, Community Leader and Parliamentarian
O’Shane, Gladys Dorothy, Aboriginal Activist and Community Leader
Community leader in the visual and performing arts
Giese, Nancy, Community leader in the visual and performing arts and Educator
Community worker
a’Beckett, Ada Mary, Community Worker, Educationist and Scientist
Aston, Matilda (Tilly) Ann, Community worker, Disability activist and Poet
Brookes, Mabel Balcombe, Author, Community Worker, Feminist and Political candidate
Coffey, Essiena (Essie), Community worker, Filmmaker and Singer
Cohen, Ida, Community Worker
Craig, Frances Eileen, Community Worker
Cumbrae-Stewart, Zina, Community Worker
Dietrich, Laurene, Artist, Community worker and Feminist
Dougharty, Helen Elizabeth, Community Worker
Farquharson, Marie Langley, Community Worker
Gates, Minnie May, Community Worker
Harris, Rita May, Community Worker
Healy, Joan, Churchwoman, Community Worker, Social Activist and Social Worker
Jones, Edith Emily, Aboriginal rights activist and Community worker
Kastner, Winifred, Community Worker
Kernot, Edith Latham, Community Worker
Leal, Charlotte Mary Clarina, Community Worker
Leworthy, Betty Caroline, Community Leader and Community Worker
Longman, Irene Maud, Community Worker and Politician
Marfell, Helena Catherine, Community Worker
Mitchell, Eliza, Lady, Community Worker
Reid, Joan Innes, Community Worker, Politician and Social worker
Russell, Delia Constance, Community Worker
Silcock, Emma Caroline, Community Worker and Religious Sister
Windeyer, Margaret (Margy), Community worker
Composer
Gerrard, Lisa, Composer, Musician and Vocalist
Congregational minister
Kiek, Winifred, Academic and Congregational Minister
Conservationist
Byles, Marie, Buddhist leader, Conservationist and Solicitor
Galbraith, Jean, Botanist, Conservationist, Gardener and Writer
Harris, Thistle, Biologist, Botanist, Conservationist and Teacher
Consultant
Keating, Colma Derlua Monica, Consultant, Environmentalist and Policy adviser
Lambert, Judith Anne, Consultant, Environmentalist, Policy adviser and Research scientist
Thiele, Deborah (Debbie), Businesswoman, Consultant, Farmer, Political candidate and Teacher
Consumer activist
Bond, Carolyn, Consumer Activist
Corbin, Teresa, Consumer Activist
Hutchison, Ruby Florence, Consumer Activist and Politician
Mack, Jenni, Consumer Activist
Nulsen, Susan, Consumer Activist
Sylvan, Louise, Consumer Activist
Consumer health activist
Bennett, Carol, Consumer Health Activist
Graham, Janne, Consumer Health Activist
Corporate leader
Sherry, Ann, Corporate Leader
Councillor
Rice, Janet Elizabeth, Councillor, Environmentalist, Facilitator, Mayor and Scientist
Country Women’s Association leader
Munro, Grace Emily, Country Women’s Association Leader
Warnes, Mary Jane, Country Women’s Association Leader
Critic
Pomeranz, Margaret, Critic, Film Writer and Producer

D

Dairy farmer
Bennett, Jane Frances, Cheesemaker and Dairy farmer
Dance advocate
Hassall, Nanette, Choreographer, Dance Advocate, Dancer and Director
Dance educator
Phillips, Maggi, Dance educator and Scholar
Dancer
Andrews, Shirley Aldythea Marshall Seymour, Aboriginal rights activist, Biochemist, Communist, dancer and historian
Hassall, Nanette, Choreographer, Dance Advocate, Dancer and Director
Hill, Raewyn, Choreographer and Dancer
Lasica, Margaret, Dancer
Lietdke, Tanja, Choreographer, Dancer and Director
Menon, Padma, Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dancer and Teacher
Sager, Peggy, Dancer
Yong, Tina, Artistic Director, Choreographer and Dancer
Deaconess
Alfred, Elizabeth, Deaconess and Priest
Andrews, Mary Maria, Anglican Missionary and Deaconess
Ling, Coralie, Deaconess, Feminist and Minister
Director
Armstrong, Gillian, Director
Brooks, Sue, Director and Producer
Chauvel, Elsa, Actor, Director, Film writer and Producer
Fiske, Patricia (Pat), Director and Producer
Hassall, Nanette, Choreographer, Dance Advocate, Dancer and Director
Lietdke, Tanja, Choreographer, Dancer and Director
Lyell, Lottie Edith, Actor, Art director, Director, Editor, Film script writer and Producer
Perkins, Rachel, Director, Producer and Writer
Disability activist
Aston, Matilda (Tilly) Ann, Community worker, Disability activist and Poet
Bedwin, Hazel Napier, Disability activist
Smith, Fiona, Disability activist and Lawyer
Young, Stella, Comedian, Disability activist and Journalist
Disability rights activist
Batterham, Genni, Artist, Author, Disability rights activist and Filmmaker
Cooper, Margaret, Disability Rights Activist and Social Worker
Hall, Edith, Disability rights activist and Women’s rights activist
Hastings, Elizabeth, Disability Rights Activist, Psychologist and Public Servant
Howe, Keran, Disability Rights Activist, Feminist and Social Worker
Salthouse, Sue, Disability Rights Activist and Human rights activist
Doctor
Roberts, Shirley Dallas, Doctor, Radiologist and Writer
Tabart, Jill, Churchwoman, Doctor and Lay Leader
Documentary film maker
Ansara, Martha, Cinematographer and Documentary film maker

E

Ecumenical religious leader
Skuse, Jean, Ecumenical religious leader
Editor
Davis, Beatrice, Editor and Literary mentor
Lyell, Lottie Edith, Actor, Art director, Director, Editor, Film script writer and Producer
Educationist
a’Beckett, Ada Mary, Community Worker, Educationist and Scientist
Daly, Ann, Educationist and Religious Sister
Jones, Kathleen Annie Gilman, Educationist and Feminist
McLaughlin, Clara Jane, Educationist and Religious Sister
Educator
Gibson, Emily, Educator, Garden designer, Horticulturist, Landscape architect, Pioneer and Writer
Giese, Nancy, Community leader in the visual and performing arts and Educator
Kernot, Cheryl, Educator, Parliamentarian and Teacher
MacKillop, Mary Helen, Educator and Religious Sister
Mellor, Olive, Author, Educator, Garden designer, Horticulturist and Radio broadcaster
O’Brien, Catherine Cecily, Educator and Religious Sister
Entrepreneur
Tabberer, Maggie, Entrepreneur, Fashion designer, Fashion editor, Model, Publisher and Television personality
Environmental researcher
Ajani, Judith, Environmental researcher and Resource economist
Environmentalist
Alexander, Karen Ruth, Environmentalist
Aulby, Hannah Helen, Environmentalist
Beder, Sharon, Environmentalist and Professor
Beynon, Nicola Jane, Adviser, Advocate and Environmentalist
Blakers, Margaret, Environmentalist, Political adviser and strategist
Chalmers, Millicent Anne, Environmentalist and Lawyer
Crossley, Louise, Environmentalist
Dowsett, Brigid Helen, Environmentalist
Eldridge, Ilana Frances, Environmentalist and Journalist
Henderson, Judy Isabel, Environmentalist, Natural Resource Manager and Paediatrician
Keating, Colma Derlua Monica, Consultant, Environmentalist and Policy adviser
Keto, Aila Inkeri, Biochemist and Environmentalist
Lambert, Judith Anne, Consultant, Environmentalist, Policy adviser and Research scientist
Mann, Maria Katrina, Environmentalist and Psychologist
Milne, Christine Anne, Environmentalist, Parliamentary leader and School teacher
O’Shannassy, Kelly-Ann, Environmentalist, Policy-maker and Scientist
Putt, Margaret Ann, Environmentalist and Parliamentarian
Redwood, Jill, Environmentalist
Rice, Janet Elizabeth, Councillor, Environmentalist, Facilitator, Mayor and Scientist
Russell, Vicki-Jo, Environmentalist
Sandwell, Grecian Edith, Environmentalist
Schultz, Beth, Environmentalist
Selvey, Linda Anne, Environmentalist, Immunologist and Public health advocate
Siewert, Rachel Mary, Agricultural scientist, Environmentalist and Parliamentarian
Tillack, Gemma, Environmentalist
Townend, Christine, Animal rights campaigner and Environmentalist
Vallentine, Josephine, Environmentalist, Parliamentarian, Peace activist and Teacher
Walsh, Philippa Jane, Environmentalist
Watson, Giz, Builder, Environmentalist and Parliamentarian
Weber, Jenny Catherine, Environmentalist
Wright, Penelope Lesley, Environmentalist, Lawyer and Parliamentarian
Ethnic activist
Marginson, Melba, Ethnic Activist
Ethnic leader
Mottee, Matina, Ethnic Leader
Ethnic welfare worker
Messimeri, Voula, Ethnic Welfare Worker
Ethnic women’s leader
Paxinos, Kaliope, Community Educator and Ethnic women’s leader

F

Facilitator
Rice, Janet Elizabeth, Councillor, Environmentalist, Facilitator, Mayor and Scientist
Farmer
Dreschler, Audrey Louise, Farmer and Social activist
Thiele, Deborah (Debbie), Businesswoman, Consultant, Farmer, Political candidate and Teacher
Fashion designer
Tabberer, Maggie, Entrepreneur, Fashion designer, Fashion editor, Model, Publisher and Television personality
Fashion editor
Tabberer, Maggie, Entrepreneur, Fashion designer, Fashion editor, Model, Publisher and Television personality
Feminist
Beaurepaire, Beryl, Feminist, Meteorologist, Servicewoman and Women’s rights activist
Bennett, Mary Montgomerie, Feminist, Human Rights Advocate, Humanitarian and Teacher
Brookes, Mabel Balcombe, Author, Community Worker, Feminist and Political candidate
Dale, Marguerite Ludovia, Feminist and Playwright
De Garis, Mary Clementina, Campaigner, Child Welfare Advocate, Feminist, Medical Practitioner and Obsteterician
Dietrich, Laurene, Artist, Community worker and Feminist
Dowse, Sara, Feminist, Journalist, Public Servant and Writer
Duguid, Phyllis Evelyn, Campaigner, Child welfare advocate, Feminist, Humanitarian and Women’s rights activist
Elliott, Della, Feminist, Journalist and Trade Unionist
Fraser, Val, Communist and Feminist
Goldie, Rosemary, Feminist, Professor and Theologian
Greer, Germaine, Feminist
Heagney, Muriel Agnes, Feminist and Trade unionist
Howe, Keran, Disability Rights Activist, Feminist and Social Worker
Jones, Kathleen Annie Gilman, Educationist and Feminist
Ling, Coralie, Deaconess, Feminist and Minister
Littlejohn, Emma Linda Palmer, Broadcaster, Feminist and Journalist
Magarey, Susan Margaret, Feminist and Historian
Paul, Camille Agnes Becker, Activist, Feminist, Moral Theologian and Social justice advocate
Richmond, Catherine, Feminist and Sociologist
Scutt, Jocelynne Annette, Barrister, Feminist and Human Rights Advocate
Spender, Dale, Feminist
Street, Jessie Mary Grey, Feminist and Internationalist
Turner, Patricia, Aboriginal Activist, Feminist and Public Servant
Feminist theologian
Brennan, Patricia Anne, Anglican Missionary, Campaigner, Feminist Theologian, Forensic Physician and Media Presenter
Tulip, Marie, Academic and Feminist theologian
Feminist theorist
Grosz, Elizabeth A., Feminist theorist
Femocrat
Reid, Elizabeth Anne, Femocrat
Film director
Campion, Jane, Film Director and Television Director
Film producer
Chapman, Jan, Film Producer and Television Producer
Lovell, Patricia, Film producer, Radio actor and Television actor
Film script writer
Lyell, Lottie Edith, Actor, Art director, Director, Editor, Film script writer and Producer
Film writer
Chauvel, Elsa, Actor, Director, Film writer and Producer
Pomeranz, Margaret, Critic, Film Writer and Producer
Filmmaker
Batterham, Genni, Artist, Author, Disability rights activist and Filmmaker
Coffey, Essiena (Essie), Community worker, Filmmaker and Singer
Deveson, Anne Barbara, Broadcaster, Filmmaker and Writer
Hughes, Robin, Filmmaker, Producer and Writer
Sharp, Jan, Filmmaker
Florist
Brown, Jocelyn, Artist, Author, Florist and Garden designer
Forensic physician
Brennan, Patricia Anne, Anglican Missionary, Campaigner, Feminist Theologian, Forensic Physician and Media Presenter

G

Garden designer
Brown, Jocelyn, Artist, Author, Florist and Garden designer
Gibson, Emily, Educator, Garden designer, Horticulturist, Landscape architect, Pioneer and Writer
Mellor, Olive, Author, Educator, Garden designer, Horticulturist and Radio broadcaster
Walling, Edna, Australian plant conservation activist, Author, Garden designer, Housing developer and Pioneer
Gardener
Galbraith, Jean, Botanist, Conservationist, Gardener and Writer
Geologist
Apthorpe, Marjorie, Geologist
Governor
Bashir, Marie Roslyn, Academic, Governor and University chancellor
Forde, Mary Marguerite Leneen (Leneen), Governor and University Chancellor
Jackson-Nelson, Marjorie, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Governor, Olympian and Track and field athlete
Mitchell, Roma Flinders, Barrister and Governor
Governor-General
Bryce, Quentin, Governor-General and Lawyer

H

Headmistress
Burrows, Eva Evelyn, Headmistress, Missionary, Preacher and Religious Leader
Health consumer activist
Cahill Lambert, Anne, Health Consumer Activist
Crossing, Sally, Health Consumer Activist
Draper, Mary, Health Consumer Activist
McKenzie, Anne, Health Consumer Activist
Historian
Andrews, Shirley Aldythea Marshall Seymour, Aboriginal rights activist, Biochemist, Communist, dancer and historian
Bassett, Flora Marjorie, Historian
Clendinnen, Inga, Historian
Crawford, Patricia Marcia, Historian
Daniels, Verna Kay, Historian and Public servant
Dixson, Miriam Joyce, Historian
Eldershaw, Marjorie, Author and Historian
Fitzpatrick, Kathleen, Historian
Grimshaw, Patricia Ann, Historian
Haebich, Anna Elizabeth, Historian
Hetherington, Penelope, Historian
Kent, Dale Vivienne, Historian
Magarey, Susan Margaret, Historian
Magarey, Susan Margaret, Feminist and Historian
Merwick, Donna Jeanne, Historian
Moyal, Ann, Historian
Nguyen, Nathalie, Historian
Pesman, Roslyn (Ros) Louise, Historian
Roe, Jillian (Jill) Isobel, Historian
Tipping, Marjorie Jean McCredie, Historian
Webb, Jessie Stobo Watson, Historian
Hockey player
Ogilvie, Katharine Florinda, Academic, Hockey player and Social Worker
Peris, Nova, Aboriginal activist, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Hockey player, Olympian, Politician and Track and field athlete
Horticulturist
Gibson, Emily, Educator, Garden designer, Horticulturist, Landscape architect, Pioneer and Writer
Mellor, Olive, Author, Educator, Garden designer, Horticulturist and Radio broadcaster
Hospital administrator
Healy, Mary, Hospital Administrator and Religious Sister
Hospital founder
Abbott, Gertrude, Hospital founder
Housing developer
Walling, Edna, Australian plant conservation activist, Author, Garden designer, Housing developer and Pioneer
Human rights activist
Buckland-Fuller, Dorothy, Human rights activist, Migrant activist and Sociologist
Durbach, Andrea, Human rights activist
Salthouse, Sue, Disability Rights Activist and Human rights activist
Tay, Alice Erh-Soon, Academic, Human rights activist and Lawyer
Human rights advocate
Bennett, Mary Montgomerie, Feminist, Human Rights Advocate, Humanitarian and Teacher
Scutt, Jocelynne Annette, Barrister, Feminist and Human Rights Advocate
Humanitarian
Bennett, Mary Montgomerie, Feminist, Human Rights Advocate, Humanitarian and Teacher
Duguid, Phyllis Evelyn, Campaigner, Child welfare advocate, Feminist, Humanitarian and Women’s rights activist

I

Immunologist
Selvey, Linda Anne, Environmentalist, Immunologist and Public health advocate
Industrial welfare worker
Hinder, Eleanor Mary, Industrial welfare worker
Internationalist
Duncan, Ada Constance, Internationalist and Welfare activist
Street, Jessie Mary Grey, Feminist and Internationalist
Sweet, Georgina, Internationalist, Philanthropist and Scientist
Islamic community leader
Abdel-Halim, Aziza, Academic and Islamic community leader

J

Jazz and blues singer
Lee, Georgia, Jazz and blues singer
Jewish community leader
Levy, Julia, Jewish community leader and Philanthropist
Porush, Bertha, Jewish community leader
Journalist
Allan, Stella, Journalist
Dowse, Sara, Feminist, Journalist, Public Servant and Writer
Eldridge, Ilana Frances, Environmentalist and Journalist
Elliott, Della, Feminist, Journalist and Trade Unionist
Gordon, Florence, Journalist
Henry, Alice, Journalist and Trade union activist
Hill, Ernestine, Biographer, Journalist and Writer
Jenner, Dorothy Hetty Fosbury, Actor, Journalist and Radio broadcaster
Littlejohn, Emma Linda Palmer, Broadcaster, Feminist and Journalist
Macready, Agnes, Journalist, Nurse and War Correspondent
Martin, Clare Majella, Journalist and Parliamentarian
Syme, Kathleen Alice, Journalist and Welfare worker
Whitlam, Margaret Elaine, Journalist and Social Worker
Young, Stella, Comedian, Disability activist and Journalist

L

Landscape architect
Gibson, Emily, Educator, Garden designer, Horticulturist, Landscape architect, Pioneer and Writer
Law clerk
Haynes, Edith Ann Mary, Law Clerk
Lawyer
Behrendt, Larissa, Academic, Lawyer and Writer
Bryce, Quentin, Governor-General and Lawyer
Chalmers, Millicent Anne, Environmentalist and Lawyer
Davis, Megan, Aboriginal activist and Lawyer
Evatt, Elizabeth Andreas, Lawyer
Gillard, Julia Eileen, Lawyer, Parliamentarian and Prime Minister
Pavy, Emily Dorothea, Activist, Lawyer and Social Theorist
Pung, Alice, Lawyer and Writer
Smith, Fiona, Disability activist and Lawyer
Tay, Alice Erh-Soon, Academic, Human rights activist and Lawyer
Wong, Penelope Ying-Yen, Lawyer and Senator
Wright, Penelope Lesley, Environmentalist, Lawyer and Parliamentarian
Lay leader
Tabart, Jill, Churchwoman, Doctor and Lay Leader
Lecturer
de la Hunty, Shirley Barbara, Athletics coach, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Lecturer, Olympian, Teacher and Track and field athlete
Librarian
Fanning, Pauline, Bibliographer and Librarian
Maddigan, Judith (Judy) Marilyn, Librarian and Parliamentarian
Literary mentor
Davis, Beatrice, Editor and Literary mentor

M

Mayor
Rice, Janet Elizabeth, Councillor, Environmentalist, Facilitator, Mayor and Scientist
Media policy developer
Edgar, Patricia, Children’s television activist, Media policy developer and Teacher
Media presenter
Brennan, Patricia Anne, Anglican Missionary, Campaigner, Feminist Theologian, Forensic Physician and Media Presenter
Medical practitioner
Anderson, Charlotte, Medical Practitioner, Medical Researcher and Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Brodrick, Ida Bell, Medical Practitioner
De Garis, Mary Clementina, Campaigner, Child Welfare Advocate, Feminist, Medical Practitioner and Obsteterician
Glowrey, Mary, Catholic Religious Sister and Medical Practitioner
Gullett, Lucy Edith, Medical Practitioner and Philanthropist
Medical researcher
Anderson, Charlotte, Medical Practitioner, Medical Researcher and Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Meteorologist
Beaurepaire, Beryl, Feminist, Meteorologist, Servicewoman and Women’s rights activist
Methodist lay leader
Latham, Freer Helen, Methodist lay leader
Migrant activist
Buckland-Fuller, Dorothy, Human rights activist, Migrant activist and Sociologist
Migrant community advocate
Babacan, Hurriyet, Academic, Migrant Community Advocate, Policy adviser and Public Servant
Migrant support worker and rights activist
Mulder, Beryl Yvonne, Migrant Support Worker and Rights Activist
Military officer
Staib, Margaret Mary, Chief Executive Officer and Military Officer
Mining entrepreneur
Rinehart, Gina, Mining entrepreneur
Minister
Ling, Coralie, Deaconess, Feminist and Minister
Missionary
Burrows, Eva Evelyn, Headmistress, Missionary, Preacher and Religious Leader
McKenzie Hatton, Elizabeth, Missionary and Social Worker
Mowll, Dorothy Ann, Missionary
Model
Tabberer, Maggie, Entrepreneur, Fashion designer, Fashion editor, Model, Publisher and Television personality
Moral theologian
Paul, Camille Agnes Becker, Activist, Feminist, Moral Theologian and Social justice advocate
Musician
Gerrard, Lisa, Composer, Musician and Vocalist

N

Natural resource manager
Henderson, Judy Isabel, Environmentalist, Natural Resource Manager and Paediatrician
Nurse
Kent Hughes, Constance, Charity Worker and Nurse
Macready, Agnes, Journalist, Nurse and War Correspondent

O

Obsteterician
De Garis, Mary Clementina, Campaigner, Child Welfare Advocate, Feminist, Medical Practitioner and Obsteterician
Olympian
de la Hunty, Shirley Barbara, Athletics coach, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Lecturer, Olympian, Teacher and Track and field athlete
Fraser, Dawn, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Olympian, Parliamentarian, Swimmer and Swimming coach
Freeman, Catherine (Cathy) Astrid Salome, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Olympian and Track and field athlete
Jackson-Nelson, Marjorie, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Governor, Olympian and Track and field athlete
Peris, Nova, Aboriginal activist, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Hockey player, Olympian, Politician and Track and field athlete
Opera diva
Melba, Nellie, Opera Diva
Oral historian
Lowenstein, Wendy Katherin, Author and Oral historian

P

Pacifist
Pankhurst, Adela Constantia, Pacifist, Political Activist and Suffragist
Paediatric gastroenterologist
Anderson, Charlotte, Medical Practitioner, Medical Researcher and Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Paediatrician
Henderson, Judy Isabel, Environmentalist, Natural Resource Manager and Paediatrician
Paralympian
Sauvage, Alix Louise, Paralympian and Wheelchair track and road racer
Parliamentarian
Allison, Lynette, Parliamentarian
Anderson, Alison, Parliamentarian
Arena, Franca, Parliamentarian and Women’s rights activist
Bishop, Julie Isabel, Barrister, Parliamentarian and Solicitor
Bligh, Anna Maria, Parliamentarian and State Premier
Breen, Marie Freda, Parliamentarian
Burney, Linda Jean, Aboriginal Administrator and Parliamentarian
Buttfield, Nancy, Parliamentarian, Philanthropist and Politician
Carnell, Anne Katherine (Kate), Parliamentarian, Pharmacist and Politician
Child, Gloria Joan, Parliamentarian
Cowan, Edith Dircksey, Charity worker, Parliamentarian, Social reformer and Women’s rights activist
Fraser, Dawn, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Olympian, Parliamentarian, Swimmer and Swimming coach
Giddings, Larissa (Lara) Tahireh, Parliamentarian and State Premier
Gillard, Julia Eileen, Lawyer, Parliamentarian and Prime Minister
Guilfoyle, Margaret Georgina, Parliamentarian
Holman, (Mary) May Alice, Parliamentarian
Kernot, Cheryl, Educator, Parliamentarian and Teacher
Lawrence, Carmen, Academic, Parliamentarian, Political leader and Psychologist
Lees, Meg Heather, Parliamentarian and Teacher
Maddigan, Judith (Judy) Marilyn, Librarian and Parliamentarian
Martin, Clare Majella, Journalist and Parliamentarian
McIntyre, Margaret Edgeworth, Community Leader and Parliamentarian
Patterson, Kay Christine Lesley, Parliamentarian
Putt, Margaret Ann, Environmentalist and Parliamentarian
Rankin, Annabelle Jane Mary, Parliamentarian
Ryan, Susan, Parliamentarian
Scrymgour, Marion Rose, Parliamentarian
Siewert, Rachel Mary, Agricultural scientist, Environmentalist and Parliamentarian
Vallentine, Josephine, Environmentalist, Parliamentarian, Peace activist and Teacher
Watson, Giz, Builder, Environmentalist and Parliamentarian
Wedgwood, Ivy Evelyn, Parliamentarian
Wright, Penelope Lesley, Environmentalist, Lawyer and Parliamentarian
Parliamentary leader
Milne, Christine Anne, Environmentalist, Parliamentary leader and School teacher
Peace activist
Goldstein, Vida Jane, Campaigner, Christian healer, Peace activist, Social reformer, Suffragist, Teacher and Women’s rights activist
Healy, Evelyn Myrtle, Artist, Community Activist and Peace activist
John, Cecilia Annie, Peace activist
Moore, Eleanor May, Peace activist
Vallentine, Josephine, Environmentalist, Parliamentarian, Peace activist and Teacher
Pentecostalist leader
Lancaster, Sarah Jane, Pentecostalist leader
Pharmacist
Carnell, Anne Katherine (Kate), Parliamentarian, Pharmacist and Politician
Philanthropic administrator
Cham, Elizabeth, Philanthropic Administrator
Philanthropic trust administrator
Wilmot-Wright, Meriel Antoinette Winchester, Philanthropic Trust Administrator and University administrator
Philanthropist
Austin, Elizabeth, Philanthropist
Biddlecombe, Janet, Philanthropist
Bon, Anne, Philanthropist
Brookes, Ivy, Charity Worker, Philanthropist and Political Activist
Buttfield, Nancy, Parliamentarian, Philanthropist and Politician
Buxton, Rita, Charity Worker and Philanthropist
Clarke, Janet Lady, Philanthropist
Dixson, Emma Elizabeth, Philanthropist
Dobson, Emily, Philanthropist
Fairfax, Mary Elizabeth, Philanthropist
Fell, Helen, Philanthropist
Fennescey, Mary, Philanthropist
Green, Anne Syrett, Philanthropist and Welfare worker
Griffith, Mary Harriet, Philanthropist
Gullett, Lucy Edith, Medical Practitioner and Philanthropist
Hall, Eliza Rowdon, Philanthropist
Kumm, Frances Gertrude, Philanthropist
Levy, Julia, Jewish community leader and Philanthropist
Murdoch, Elisabeth, Philanthropist
Raine, Mary Bertha, Businesswoman and Philanthropist
Reichstein, Jill, Community Activist and Philanthropist
Schwartz, Carol, Businesswoman and Philanthropist
Sweet, Georgina, Internationalist, Philanthropist and Scientist
Walker, Eadith, Philanthropist
Philosopher
Lloyd, Genevieve Mary, Philosopher
Physician
Booth, Mary, Physician and Welfare worker
Pioneer
Gibson, Emily, Educator, Garden designer, Horticulturist, Landscape architect, Pioneer and Writer
Walling, Edna, Australian plant conservation activist, Author, Garden designer, Housing developer and Pioneer
Playwright
Dale, Marguerite Ludovia, Feminist and Playwright
Vincent, Kelly, Actor, Playwright and Politician
Poet
Aston, Matilda (Tilly) Ann, Community worker, Disability activist and Poet
Bobis, Merlinda, Author and Poet
Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Aboriginal rights activist and Poet
Walwicz, Ania, Poet and Visual artist
Policewoman
Fagan, Audrey, Policewoman
Policy adviser
Babacan, Hurriyet, Academic, Migrant Community Advocate, Policy adviser and Public Servant
Benn, Concetta, Community activist, Policy adviser and Social worker
Keating, Colma Derlua Monica, Consultant, Environmentalist and Policy adviser
Lambert, Judith Anne, Consultant, Environmentalist, Policy adviser and Research scientist
Policy-maker
O’Shannassy, Kelly-Ann, Environmentalist, Policy-maker and Scientist
Political activist
Brookes, Ivy, Charity Worker, Philanthropist and Political Activist
Pankhurst, Adela Constantia, Pacifist, Political Activist and Suffragist
Political adviser
Blakers, Margaret, Environmentalist, Political adviser and strategist
Political candidate
Brookes, Mabel Balcombe, Author, Community Worker, Feminist and Political candidate
Thiele, Deborah (Debbie), Businesswoman, Consultant, Farmer, Political candidate and Teacher
Political leader
Lawrence, Carmen, Academic, Parliamentarian, Political leader and Psychologist
Politician
Benjamin, Phyllis, Politician
Buttfield, Nancy, Parliamentarian, Philanthropist and Politician
Cardell-Oliver, Annie Florence Gillies, Politician
Carnell, Anne Katherine (Kate), Parliamentarian, Pharmacist and Politician
Couchman, Elizabeth May Ramsay, Politician
Crane, Robyn, Community Activist and Politician
Haines, Janine, Politician
Hutchison, Ruby Florence, Consumer Activist and Politician
Keneally, Kristina Kerscher, Politician and State Premier
Kirner, Joan Elizabeth, Community Activist and Politician
Longman, Irene Maud, Community Worker and Politician
Lyons, Enid Muriel, Politician
Peris, Nova, Aboriginal activist, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Hockey player, Olympian, Politician and Track and field athlete
Reid, Joan Innes, Community Worker, Politician and Social worker
Vincent, Kelly, Actor, Playwright and Politician
Preacher
Burrows, Eva Evelyn, Headmistress, Missionary, Preacher and Religious Leader
Spence, Catherine Helen, Preacher, Social reformer, Suffragist and Writer
Priest
Alfred, Elizabeth, Deaconess and Priest
O’Reilly, Colleen, Priest
Prime Minister
Gillard, Julia Eileen, Lawyer, Parliamentarian and Prime Minister
Producer
Brooks, Sue, Director and Producer
Chauvel, Elsa, Actor, Director, Film writer and Producer
Fiske, Patricia (Pat), Director and Producer
Hughes, Robin, Filmmaker, Producer and Writer
Lyell, Lottie Edith, Actor, Art director, Director, Editor, Film script writer and Producer
Maslin, Sue, Producer
Perkins, Rachel, Director, Producer and Writer
Pomeranz, Margaret, Critic, Film Writer and Producer
Professor
Beder, Sharon, Environmentalist and Professor
Chamberlain, Edna, Academic, Professor and Social work educator
Goldie, Rosemary, Feminist, Professor and Theologian
Psychologist
Hastings, Elizabeth, Disability Rights Activist, Psychologist and Public Servant
Lawrence, Carmen, Academic, Parliamentarian, Political leader and Psychologist
Mann, Maria Katrina, Environmentalist and Psychologist
Public health advocate
Selvey, Linda Anne, Environmentalist, Immunologist and Public health advocate
Public servant
Babacan, Hurriyet, Academic, Migrant Community Advocate, Policy adviser and Public Servant
Craik, Wendy, Public Servant and Scientist
Daniels, Verna Kay, Historian and Public servant
Dowse, Sara, Feminist, Journalist, Public Servant and Writer
Hastings, Elizabeth, Disability Rights Activist, Psychologist and Public Servant
Teague, Cynthia, Architect and Public servant
Turner, Patricia, Aboriginal Activist, Feminist and Public Servant
Publisher
Nickas, Helen, Academic and Publisher
Tabberer, Maggie, Entrepreneur, Fashion designer, Fashion editor, Model, Publisher and Television personality

R

Rabbi
Kipen, Aviva, Rabbi
Radio actor
Ashton, Queenie, Radio actor and Stage actor
Lang, Ethel, Radio actor and Stage actor
Lovell, Patricia, Film producer, Radio actor and Television actor
Radio actress
Cecil, Amber Mae, Radio Actress
Radio announcer
Crawford, Dorothy Muriel, Actor, Co-founder of Crawford Productions, Radio announcer, Radio producer and Television producer
Radio broadcaster
Jenner, Dorothy Hetty Fosbury, Actor, Journalist and Radio broadcaster
Mellor, Olive, Author, Educator, Garden designer, Horticulturist and Radio broadcaster
Radio executive
Gibson, Grace Isabel, Radio executive and Radio producer
Radio producer
Crawford, Dorothy Muriel, Actor, Co-founder of Crawford Productions, Radio announcer, Radio producer and Television producer
Foster, Lynn, Radio producer, Radio writer, Script editor, Stage playwright and Television writer
Gibson, Grace Isabel, Radio executive and Radio producer
Radio writer
Foster, Lynn, Radio producer, Radio writer, Script editor, Stage playwright and Television writer
Radiologist
Roberts, Shirley Dallas, Doctor, Radiologist and Writer
Religious leader
Burrows, Eva Evelyn, Headmistress, Missionary, Preacher and Religious Leader
Religious sister
Barry, Mary Gonzaga, Religious Sister
Clutterbuck, Katherine Mary, Child Welfare Worker and Religious Sister
Daly, Ann, Educationist and Religious Sister
Healy, Mary, Hospital Administrator and Religious Sister
Hyslop, Jocelyn Sophia, Academic, Religious Sister and Social Worker
MacKillop, Mary Helen, Educator and Religious Sister
McLaughlin, Clara Jane, Educationist and Religious Sister
O’Brien, Catherine Cecily, Educator and Religious Sister
Silcock, Emma Caroline, Community Worker and Religious Sister
Solling, Wendy Hope, Religious Sister and Sculptor
Research advocate for women
Bryson, Lois, Academic, Research Advocate for women and Sociologist
Research scientist
Lambert, Judith Anne, Consultant, Environmentalist, Policy adviser and Research scientist
Resource economist
Ajani, Judith, Environmental researcher and Resource economist
Rural health activist
Brown, Margaret, Rural health activist
Rural women’s leader
Salce, Mary, Rural women’s leader
Tredwell, Robyn, Rural women’s leader

S

Scholar
Phillips, Maggi, Dance educator and Scholar
School teacher
Milne, Christine Anne, Environmentalist, Parliamentary leader and School teacher
Scientist
a’Beckett, Ada Mary, Community Worker, Educationist and Scientist
Craik, Wendy, Public Servant and Scientist
O’Shannassy, Kelly-Ann, Environmentalist, Policy-maker and Scientist
Rice, Janet Elizabeth, Councillor, Environmentalist, Facilitator, Mayor and Scientist
Sweet, Georgina, Internationalist, Philanthropist and Scientist
Script editor
Foster, Lynn, Radio producer, Radio writer, Script editor, Stage playwright and Television writer
Sculptor
Solling, Wendy Hope, Religious Sister and Sculptor
Senator
Tangney, Dorothy Margaret, Senator
Wong, Penelope Ying-Yen, Lawyer and Senator
Servicewoman
Beaurepaire, Beryl, Feminist, Meteorologist, Servicewoman and Women’s rights activist
Singer
Coffey, Essiena (Essie), Community worker, Filmmaker and Singer
Social activist
Dreschler, Audrey Louise, Farmer and Social activist
Healy, Joan, Churchwoman, Community Worker, Social Activist and Social Worker
Social commentator
Tankard Reist, Melinda, Social Commentator and Writer
Social justice advocate
Paul, Camille Agnes Becker, Activist, Feminist, Moral Theologian and Social justice advocate
Social reformer
Brennan, Anna Teresa, Catholic lay leader, Social reformer, Solicitor and Women’s activist
Cowan, Edith Dircksey, Charity worker, Parliamentarian, Social reformer and Women’s rights activist
Goldstein, Vida Jane, Campaigner, Christian healer, Peace activist, Social reformer, Suffragist, Teacher and Women’s rights activist
Spence, Catherine Helen, Preacher, Social reformer, Suffragist and Writer
Social theorist
Pavy, Emily Dorothea, Activist, Lawyer and Social Theorist
Social work educator
Chamberlain, Edna, Academic, Professor and Social work educator
Hyslop, Jocelyn Sophia, Academic, Religious Sister and Social work educator
Wheaton, Amy Grace, Social work educator and Teacher
Social worker
Benn, Concetta, Community activist, Policy adviser and Social worker
Blackall, Alice Kate, Social Worker and Teacher
Buckley, Hannah, Social Worker
Cooper, Margaret, Disability Rights Activist and Social Worker
Davidson, Mary Eileen, Social worker
Healy, Joan, Churchwoman, Community Worker, Social Activist and Social Worker
Howe, Keran, Disability Rights Activist, Feminist and Social Worker
Leigh, Virginia Florence, Social worker
Lyons, Elvira, Businesswoman and Social worker
McKenzie Hatton, Elizabeth, Missionary and Social Worker
Moffit, Constance, Social worker
Murphy, Violet Matilda Myrtle, Social Worker
Ogilvie, Katharine Florinda, Academic, Hockey player and Social Worker
Parker, Norma Alice, Social worker
Reid, Joan Innes, Community Worker, Politician and Social worker
Whitlam, Margaret Elaine, Journalist and Social Worker
Sociologist
Baldock, Cora, Sociologist
Bryson, Lois, Academic, Research Advocate for women and Sociologist
Buckland-Fuller, Dorothy, Human rights activist, Migrant activist and Sociologist
Richmond, Catherine, Feminist and Sociologist
Solicitor
Bishop, Julie Isabel, Barrister, Parliamentarian and Solicitor
Brennan, Anna Teresa, Catholic lay leader, Social reformer, Solicitor and Women’s activist
Byles, Marie, Buddhist leader, Conservationist and Solicitor
Stage actor
Ashton, Queenie, Radio actor and Stage actor
Lang, Ethel, Radio actor and Stage actor
Stage playwright
Foster, Lynn, Radio producer, Radio writer, Script editor, Stage playwright and Television writer
State premier
Bligh, Anna Maria, Parliamentarian and State Premier
Giddings, Larissa (Lara) Tahireh, Parliamentarian and State Premier
Keneally, Kristina Kerscher, Politician and State Premier
Strategist
Blakers, Margaret, Environmentalist, Political adviser and strategist
Suffragist
Goldstein, Vida Jane, Campaigner, Christian healer, Peace activist, Social reformer, Suffragist, Teacher and Women’s rights activist
Pankhurst, Adela Constantia, Pacifist, Political Activist and Suffragist
Scott, Rose, Activist and Suffragist
Spence, Catherine Helen, Preacher, Social reformer, Suffragist and Writer
Swimmer
Fraser, Dawn, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Olympian, Parliamentarian, Swimmer and Swimming coach
Swimming coach
Fraser, Dawn, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Olympian, Parliamentarian, Swimmer and Swimming coach

T

Teacher
Barkman, Frances, Teacher and Welfare worker
Bennett, Mary Montgomerie, Feminist, Human Rights Advocate, Humanitarian and Teacher
Blackall, Alice Kate, Social Worker and Teacher
Burrow, Kathleen Mary (Kate), Catholic lay leader and Teacher
Darling, Barbara, Bishop and Teacher
de la Hunty, Shirley Barbara, Athletics coach, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Lecturer, Olympian, Teacher and Track and field athlete
Edgar, Patricia, Children’s television activist, Media policy developer and Teacher
Goldstein, Vida Jane, Campaigner, Christian healer, Peace activist, Social reformer, Suffragist, Teacher and Women’s rights activist
Harris, Thistle, Biologist, Botanist, Conservationist and Teacher
Kernot, Cheryl, Educator, Parliamentarian and Teacher
Lees, Meg Heather, Parliamentarian and Teacher
Menon, Padma, Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dancer and Teacher
Thiele, Deborah (Debbie), Businesswoman, Consultant, Farmer, Political candidate and Teacher
Vallentine, Josephine, Environmentalist, Parliamentarian, Peace activist and Teacher
Wheaton, Amy Grace, Social work educator and Teacher
Television actor
Lovell, Patricia, Film producer, Radio actor and Television actor
Television director
Campion, Jane, Film Director and Television Director
Television personality
Tabberer, Maggie, Entrepreneur, Fashion designer, Fashion editor, Model, Publisher and Television personality
Television producer
Chapman, Jan, Film Producer and Television Producer
Crawford, Dorothy Muriel, Actor, Co-founder of Crawford Productions, Radio announcer, Radio producer and Television producer
Television writer
Foster, Lynn, Radio producer, Radio writer, Script editor, Stage playwright and Television writer
Temperance worker
McCorkindale, Isabella (Isabel), Temperance worker
Williams, Mary Jamieson, Temperance worker
Theatre director
Blanchett, Catherine (Cate) Elise, Actor and Theatre Director
Theologian
Goldie, Rosemary, Feminist, Professor and Theologian
Track and field athlete
de la Hunty, Shirley Barbara, Athletics coach, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Lecturer, Olympian, Teacher and Track and field athlete
Freeman, Catherine (Cathy) Astrid Salome, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Olympian and Track and field athlete
Jackson-Nelson, Marjorie, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Governor, Olympian and Track and field athlete
Peris, Nova, Aboriginal activist, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Hockey player, Olympian, Politician and Track and field athlete
Trade union activist
Henry, Alice, Journalist and Trade union activist
Trade union leader
Bolger, Irene, Barrister and Trade Union Leader
Carson, Barbara, Trade Union Leader
Fitzpatrick, Lisa, Trade Union Leader
Morieson, Belinda, Trade Union Leader
Trade unionist
Elliott, Della, Feminist, Journalist and Trade Unionist
Heagney, Muriel Agnes, Feminist and Trade unionist

U

Uniting Church minister
McRae-McMahon, Dorothy, Activist and Uniting Church minister
University administrator
Wilmot-Wright, Meriel Antoinette Winchester, Philanthropic Trust Administrator and University administrator
University chancellor
Bashir, Marie Roslyn, Academic, Governor and University chancellor
Forde, Mary Marguerite Leneen (Leneen), Governor and University Chancellor

V

Visual artist
Walwicz, Ania, Poet and Visual artist
Vocalist
Gerrard, Lisa, Composer, Musician and Vocalist

W

War correspondent
Macready, Agnes, Journalist, Nurse and War Correspondent
Welfare activist
Duncan, Ada Constance, Internationalist and Welfare activist
Welfare worker
Barkman, Frances, Teacher and Welfare worker
Booth, Mary, Physician and Welfare worker
Cleggett, Ella, Welfare worker
Green, Anne Syrett, Philanthropist and Welfare worker
Henderson, Jessie Isabel, Welfare worker
Onians, Edith Charlotte, Welfare worker
Skene, Lillias Margaret, Welfare worker and Women’s activist
Syme, Kathleen Alice, Journalist and Welfare worker
Waterworth, Edith Alice, Welfare worker
Wheelchair track and road racer
Sauvage, Alix Louise, Paralympian and Wheelchair track and road racer
Women’s activist
Brennan, Anna Teresa, Catholic lay leader, Social reformer, Solicitor and Women’s activist
Daly, Jean Mary, Women’s activist
Gibson, Gladys Ruth, Women’s activist
Norris, Ada May, Women’s activist
Skene, Lillias Margaret, Welfare worker and Women’s activist
Women’s rights activist
Beaurepaire, Beryl, Feminist, Meteorologist, Servicewoman and Women’s rights activist
Duguid, Phyllis Evelyn, Campaigner, Child welfare advocate, Feminist, Humanitarian and Women’s rights activist
Hall, Edith, Disability rights activist and Women’s rights activist
Women’s organisations leader
Somers, Lady Finola, Women’s Organisations Leader
Women’s rights activist
Arena, Franca, Parliamentarian and Women’s rights activist
Cowan, Edith Dircksey, Charity worker, Parliamentarian, Social reformer and Women’s rights activist
Goldstein, Vida Jane, Campaigner, Christian healer, Peace activist, Social reformer, Suffragist, Teacher and Women’s rights activist
Rischbieth, Bessie Mabel, Women’s rights activist
Writer
Behrendt, Larissa, Academic, Lawyer and Writer
Brinsmead, Hesba, Writer
Deveson, Anne Barbara, Broadcaster, Filmmaker and Writer
Dowse, Sara, Feminist, Journalist, Public Servant and Writer
Galbraith, Jean, Botanist, Conservationist, Gardener and Writer
Gibson, Emily, Educator, Garden designer, Horticulturist, Landscape architect, Pioneer and Writer
Hill, Ernestine, Biographer, Journalist and Writer
Hughes, Robin, Filmmaker, Producer and Writer
Lazaroo, Simone, Writer
Perkins, Rachel, Director, Producer and Writer
Pung, Alice, Lawyer and Writer
Roberts, Shirley Dallas, Doctor, Radiologist and Writer
Spence, Catherine Helen, Preacher, Social reformer, Suffragist and Writer
Tankard Reist, Melinda, Social Commentator and Writer