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

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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 …

Germaine Greer’s archive to come to the University of Melbourne

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Date: 28 October 2013
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It isn’t often that archives make news, but when the archive belongs to Germaine Greer then there’s bound to be some interest. Today, the University of Melbourne Archives announced¬† it …

Hassiba Boulmerka: Defying death threats to win gold

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Date: 16 February 2012
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It’s an Olympic year and for those of us living in Australia, the focus on athletic performance tends to overshadow the social and cultural importance of the events in other …

Conference: Women, Leadership and Democracy

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Date: 18 November 2011
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The Women, Leadership and Democracy Conference will be held at the Museum of Australian Democracy in Canberra, on 1 -2 December 2011. Don’t miss it!

This national conference aims to bring …

The First True American Woman Road-Racer

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Date: 3 November 2011
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OK – she isn’t Australian, but I reckon the story of Julia Chase-Brand is worth telling to as wide an audience as possible. To a generation of women who enter …