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Macleay Museum, University of Sydney
Atkinson, Caroline Louisa Waring (1834 - 1872), Naturalist and Writer
Browne, Ida Alison (1900 - 1976), Academic, Geologist and Palaeontologist
Marymead Child and Family Centre
Marymead Auxiliary
Marymead Child and Family Centre (1967 - )
Maternal and Child Welfare Division, Brisbane
Chatfield, Florence (1867 - 1949), Nurse and Medical administrator
Melba Memorial Conservatorium of Music
Austral, Florence Mary (1892 - 1968), Opera singer
Melba, Nellie (1861 - 1931), Opera singer
Melbourne Museum
Australian Women in Agriculture Movement (1990s - )
Central Victorian Women in Agriculture Inc. (1994? - 2006)
Chambers, Joy (1942 - ), Farmer and Social activist
First International Women in Agriculture Conference (1994)
Johnson, Lyn (1940 - ), Cheese-maker, Dairy Farmer, Early and Ongoing Leader and Women in Agriculture Movement.
The Knickers Fund (1998 - 2006)
Women on Farms Gatherings (1990 - )
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
Abbott, Gertrude (1846 - 1934), Matron and Social worker
Abortion Law Reform Association
Anderson, Jayne, Journalist and Television Journalist
Anderson, Shirley (1928 - )
The ANZAC Fellowship of Women (1921 - 1957?)
Arena, Franca, Parliamentarian and Women's rights activist
Arnot, Jean Fleming (1903 - 1995), Librarian, Trade unionist and Feminist
Atkinson, Caroline Louisa Waring (1834 - 1872), Naturalist and Writer
Australasian Trained Nurses' Association (1899 - )
Australian Comforts Fund (1916 - 1920)
Australian Federation of Graduate Women Inc. (1922 - )
Australian Federation of Graduate Women NSW (New South Wales) Inc. (1920 - )
Australian Federation of Women Voters (1921 - 1982)
Australian Local Government Women's Association - New South Wales Branch (1952 - )
Australian Local Government Women's Association (1951 - )
Australian Women's Charter (1943 - )
The Australian Women's Conference for Victory in War and Victory in Peace (1943)
Australian Women's Ski Club (1932 - 1963)
Bandler, Faith Ida Lessing (c. 1918 - ), Author and Campaigner
Bates, Daisy May (1863 - 1951), Anthropologist and Journalist
Bensusan, Julia ( - 1878), Charity worker
Binks, Mary, Journalist, Local government councillor and Print Journalist
Board, Ruby Willmet (1880 - 1963), Community worker, Social welfare, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Booker, Lorelei Emmeline (1906 - 1994), Women's rights activist
Booth, Mary (1869 - 1956), Physician and Public Health Worker
Bowden, Ros, Broadcaster
BPW Australia (1947 - )
BPW Newcastle Club (1931 - )
BPW Sydney Club (1939 - )
Browne, Grace Johnston (1900 - 1988), Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Burger, Angela, Journalist and Print Journalist
Captive Nations Council of New South Wales (1965 - 1989)
Cato, Nancy (1917 - 2000), Author, Journalist, Poet and Environmentalist
City Girls' Amateur Sports Association (1918 - c. 1935)
The Civic League (Australia) (1907 - )
Clague, Joyce Caroline, Welfare worker
Coffey, Essie (c. 1940 - 1998), Community worker, Singer, Actor and Film maker
Corcoran, Helen, Journalist and Print Journalist
Country Women's Association of New South Wales (1922 - )
Creaghe, Emily Caroline
Crommelin, Minard Fannie (1881 - 1972), Conservationist and Postmistress
Cross, Ray Alberta, Nurse
Cullen, Jean ( - 1950), Cartoonist, Illustrator and Journalist
Cusack, Dymphna (1902 - 1981), Author, Cultural Commentator, Political activist, Social activist and Teacher
Delahunty, Mary (1951 - ), Journalist and Parliamentarian
Devanny, Jean (1894 - 1962), Feminist, Trade unionist and Writer
Dobbie, Nita May (1904 - 1992), Librarian
Dunlop, Eliza Hamilton (1796 - 1880), Ethnographer
Dunn, Louisa, Charity worker
Durack, Mary (1913 - 1994), Author and Historian
Endeavour Women's Inter-club Bowls and Social Club Inc. (1962 - 1995)
Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (1958 - c. 1978)
Federated Association of Australian Housewives (1923 - )
Feminist Club of New South Wales (1914 - )
Franklin, Stella Maria ( Marian) Sarah Miles (1879 - 1954), Writer
Freeman, Daphne, Journalist and Print Journalist
Fry, Edith (1858 - 1940), Feminist
Fullerton, Mary Elizabeth (1868 - 1946), Author, Feminist, Novelist and Poet
Garner, Helen (1942 - ), Journalist, Scriptwriter and Writer
Geach, Portia Swanston (1873 - 1959), Artist and Women's rights activist
Giddings, Maureen, Community worker, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Gillan, Joy Lindrum, Writer
Gilmore, Mary Jean (1865 - 1962), Teacher, Poet and Writer
Girl's Realm of Service and Good Fellowship (1900? - 1976)
Girls' Secondary Schools' Club, Sydney (1927 - 1994)
Glencross, Eleanor (1876 - 1950), Feminist, Political candidate and Women's rights activist
Greenwood, Irene Adelaide (1898 - 1992), Feminist, Peace activist, Activist, Pacifist, Broadcaster and Writer
Hartigan, Joan (1912 - 2000), Tennis player
Heagney, Muriel Agnes (1885 - 1974), Political candidate, Trade unionist and Writer
Henry, Alice (1857 - 1943), Feminist, Trade unionist, Journalist, Writer and Lecturer
Hinder, Eleanor Mary (1893 - 1963), Scientist and Welfare worker
Holman, Ada Augusta (1869 - 1949), Feminist, Journalist, Novelist and Print Journalist
Horseman, Marie Compston (Mollie) (1911 - 1974), Cartoonist and Journalist
Housewives Association of New South Wales (1918 - )
Imperial Honours System
Infants' Home (Ashfield, New South Wales) (1874 - )
Italy Born Community of Australia
James, Florence (1902 - 1993), Writer and Journalist
Jean Arnot Luncheon (1994 - )
Jessie Street National Womens Library (1989 - )
The Joint Baltic Committee (1952 - )
Kenny, Elizabeth (1880 - 1952), Nurse and Health administrator
Kibble, Nita Bernice (1879 - 1962), Librarian
Lampe, Anne, Journalist and Print Journalist
Lee, Ida Louisa (1865 - 1943), Geographer
Leeson, Ida Emily (1885 - 1964), Librarian
Littlejohn, Emma Linda Palmer (1883 - 1949), Feminist, Journalist, Radio Broadcaster, Radio Journalist and Women's rights activist
Looveer, Lia (1920 - 2006)
M U Australia (1892 - )
Macquarie, Elizabeth Henrietta (1778 - 1835), Diarist, governor's spouse and Writer
Maloney, Betty Florence (1925 - 2001), Botanical artist and Illustrator
Melba, Nellie (1861 - 1931), Opera singer
Melbourne Ladies Benevolent Society (1845 - 1983)
MumShirl (c. 1924 - 1998), Community worker
Muscio, Florence Mildred (1882 - 1964), Feminist, School principal, University lecturer, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (1923 - )
National Council of Women of Australia (1931 - )
National Council of Women of New South Wales (1896 - )
National Italian-Australian Women's Association (1985 - )
Neales, Sue, Journalist and Print Journalist
New Housewives' Association (1946 - 1950)
New South Wales Bush Nursing Association (1911 - 1975)
Oodgeroo Noonuccal (1920 - 1993), Poet, Political activist, Artist and Educator
O'Reilly, Susannah Hennessy (1881 - 1960), Medical practitioner and Obstetrician
Palmer, Janet Gertrude (Nettie) (1885 - 1964), Author, Critic, Editor, Journalist and Print Journalist
Pan Pacific and South East Asian Women's Association - South Australia (S.A.) Branch
Powell, Eileen (1913 - 1997), Trade unionist
Preston-Stanley, Millicent Fanny (1883 - 1955), Politician and Women's rights activist
Progressive Housewives Association, New South Wales (1947 - )
Queen Victoria Club (1901 - 1995)
Rankin, Patricia, Journalist and Print Journalist
Read, Irene Victoria (1880 - 1972), Charity worker, Community worker and Philanthropist
Reading, Fanny (1884 - 1974), Medical practitioner, Women's rights activist and Zionist
Rich, Ruby (1888 - 1988), Feminist, Musician and Pacifist
Robinson, Edith (1906 - 2000), Olympian and Track and Field Athlete
Ryan, Edna Minna (1904 - 1997), Feminist, Trade unionist, Activist and Writer
Salmon, Lorraine (1910 - 1970), Journalist, Print Journalist, Radio Journalist and Writer
Scotford, Jessie Margaret (1917 - 2003), Arts administrator, Community worker, Novelist, Women's right activist and Women's rights organiser
Scott, Harriet (1830 - 1907), Artist, Naturalist and Naturalist
Scott, Helena (1832 - 1910), Artist and Naturalist
Scott, Rose (1847 - 1925), Feminist
SDN Children's Services Inc. (1905 - )
Sherrard, Kathleen M. (1890 - 1975), Geologist
Singer, Jill (c. 1957 - ), Journalist, Print Journalist, Radio Journalist and Television Journalist
Singleton, Jane, Company director, Journalist, Public relations professional, Radio Journalist and Television Journalist
Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart
Smith, Addie Viola (1893 - 1975), Lawyer and Feminist
Society of Women Writers (Australia) (1980 - 2000)
Society of Women Writers New South Wales Inc (1925 - )
Spence, Catherine Helen (1825 - 1910), Suffragist, Writer and Campaigner
St Margaret's Hospital (1894 - 1998)
Street, Jessie Mary Grey (1889 - 1970), Feminist and Suffragette
Sutherland Waratah Women's Bowling Club (1963 - 1995)
Swanton, Mary Hynes (1861 - 1940), Tailoress, Trade unionist and Women's rights activist
Sydney Female Refuge Society (1848 - 1919?)
Sydney Home Nursing Service (1900 - )
Sydney Ladies' Miniature Rifle Club (1907 - 1919)
Taylor, Florence Mary (1879 - 1969), Architect, Engineer and Publisher
Turner, Ethel (1872 - 1958), Author
Ukraine Born Community of Australia
Ukrainian Women's Association in Australia of New South Wales
The United Associations of Women (1929 - )
United Council for Woman Suffrage (1894 - 1908)
The United Council of Migrants from Communist Dominated Europe in Australia (1953 - )
Vatsikopoulos, Helen (c. 1960 - ), Journalist and Television Journalist
The Victorian Women's Suffrage Society (1884 - 1908)
Walkley Awards (1956 - )
Walton, Nancy Bird (1915 - 2009), Pilot
Warren, Agnes (c. 1956 - ), Journalist and Radio Journalist
Watts, Margaret Sturge (1892 - 1978), Migrant community Advocate, Welfare worker and Peace activist
Wearne, Eileen (1912 - 2007), Commonwealth or Empire Games Gold Medalist, Olympian and Track and Field Athlete
Wildman, Alexina Maude (1867 - 1896), Journalist, Print Journalist and Satirist
Wilkinson, Marian (1954 - ), Journalist, Print Journalist and Television Journalist
Woman Suffrage
Woman's Christian Temperance Union of New South Wales (1882 - )
Women's Abortion Action Campaign, Sydney (1972 - )
Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force (WAAAF) (1941 - 1947)
The Women's Auxiliary to the Australian Board of Missions (1910 - )
The Women's Club (1901 - ?)
Women's Electoral Lobby (1972 - )
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Australia Section) (1919 - )
Women's Migration and Overseas Appointment Society (1862 - )
Women's Network (1984 - )
Women's Voluntary National Register, New South Wales (1939 - 1940)
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893, New South Wales Commission, Women's Work Department (1891 - 1893)
Mitchell Library
Ascham School (1886 - )
Lawson, Louisa (1848 - 1920), Feminist, Women's rights activist, Writer, Businesswoman and Suffragist
Littlejohn, Emma Linda Palmer (1883 - 1949), Feminist, Journalist, Radio Broadcaster, Radio Journalist and Women's rights activist
Scott, Rose (1847 - 1925), Feminist
Women's Literary Society (1889 - 1929?)
Mitchell Library and Sir William Dixson Research Library, State Library of New South Wales
The Australian Women's Suffrage Society (1888 - 1898)
Gilmore, Mary Jean (1865 - 1962), Teacher, Poet and Writer
Greville, Henrietta (1861 - 1964), Activist and Trade unionist
Street, Jessie Mary Grey (1889 - 1970), Feminist and Suffragette
Woman Suffrage
MLC School, Sydney
Powell, Eileen (1913 - 1997), Trade unionist
Mollie Campbell-Smith
National Council of Women of Tasmania (1899 - )
Monash Medical Centre Historical Collection
Queen Victoria Hospital (1896 - 1977)
Murdoch University
Durack, Elizabeth (1915 - 2000), Artist, Writer and Illustrator
Gay and Lesbian Archives of Western Australia
Greenwood, Irene Adelaide (1898 - 1992), Feminist, Peace activist, Activist, Pacifist, Broadcaster and Writer
Hoffmann, Karin (1941 - ), Computer Scientist and Archivist
Lespar Library of Women's Liberation (1979 - )
Prichard, Katharine Susannah (1883 - 1969), Journalist and Writer
Sound Women's Peace Camp
Women's Centre Action Group
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Australia Section) (1919 - )
Women's Rural Community Group
Museum Victoria
Sweet, Georgina (1875 - 1946), Academic, Philanthropist, Zoologist and Women's rights activist

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