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When marriage went underground – The Marriage Bar and its removal in Australia

Date: 28 November 2016
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An important anniversary for Australian women slipped by relatively unheralded earlier this month. November 18 marked 50 years since the federal government, led by Harold Holt, decreed that it would be legal …

Australian Women Lawyers As Active Citizens Exhibition Launched.

Date: 18 November 2016
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Australian Women Lawyers As Active Citizens is the newest exhibition to be supported by the Australian Women’s Archives Project. It was launched at the National Library of Australia on …

Marital separation and family heroines – by Emeritus Professor Marian Quartly

Date: 26 October 2016
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The latest VIDA blog is a fascinating narrative of personal and political history. Through the prism of her own family story, Marian Quartly examines the family repercussions of …

‘Stirrers With Style’: Telling Stories of Women Leaders Through an Online Exhibition

Date: 5 October 2016
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Title: ‘Stirrers With Style’: Telling Stories of Women Leaders Through an Online Exhibition

Date: 19 October 2106, 1-2 pm.

Where: Leigh Scott Room, First Floor, Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne.

Come to a free, History …

A day in the working life of a (retired) historian: Patricia Grimshaw

Date: 3 October 2016
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VIDA, a collaborative blog about the research and practice of feminist history, with a specific focus on gender and women’s history, is an initiative of the Australian Women’s History …