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Archive for January 2017

Congratulations Professor Patricia Grimshaw AO!

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Date: 27 January 2017
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We are delighted to announce that a past Australian Women’s Archives Project Committee of Management and National Foundation for Australian Women board member, Professor Patricia Grimshaw, has been recognised with …

Shirley Stott Despoja, journalist, awarded an OAM on Australia Day 2017.

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Date: 27 January 2017
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Our warmest congratulations go to Shirley Stott Despoja! Of twenty-one people in the media category to receive an Australia Day Honour, only three of them are women and she is …

The Invisible Farmer: Exciting Postgraduate Opportunity

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Date: 23 January 2017
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The Invisible Farmer is the largest ever study of Australian women on the land. It will combine personal narratives and academic research to map the diverse, innovative and vital role …

Vale Jill Roe (1940 – 2017)

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Date: 18 January 2017
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The community of Australian historians is in mourning after the passing of Jill Roe on 12 January 2017.

Jillian Isobel Roe, best known for her biography of Miles Franklin published …

Victoria’s new gender equality strategy recognises the importance of heritage and cultural activities.

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Date: 10 January 2017
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On 5 December 2016, The Victorian state government announced a series of landmark reforms to support women and girls to be be safer and stronger in their homes, workplaces and …