Australian Women's Register

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National Archives of Australia
Doogan, Maria Krystyna, Barrister, Coroner, Magistrate and Solicitor
Edis, Margaret Dorothy (1890 - 1981), Nurse educator
Koobakene, Salme (1919 - 1998), Library Assistant, Philanthropist and Refugee
Liepa, Zenta (1927 - 1987), Refugee and Research assistant
Mumme, Lillian Annie (1906 - 1989), Nurse
Pendred, Edith Gladys (1897 - 1964), Early Childhood Educationist and Kindergarten Principal
Radford, Gail Gordon (1941 - ), Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, Feminist lobbyist, Public servant, Researcher and Veterinarian
National Archives of Australia, Adelaide Office
Levy, Anne (1934 - ), Parliamentarian
National Archives of Australia, Canberra Office
Pinner, Mancell Gwenneth (1922 - 1998), Radiologist
National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office
Adam-Smith, Patricia Jean (Patsy) (1924 - 2001), Author, Historian and Servicewoman
Appleford, Alys (Alice) Ross (1891 - 1968), Servicewoman, Nurse and Nursing administrator
Australian Army Medical Women's Service (AAMWS) (1942 - 1951)
Australian Women's Land Army (AWLA) (1942 - 1945)
Boye, Ruby (Olive) (1891 - 1990), Servicewoman
Brookes, Mabel Balcombe (1890 - 1975), Author, Political candidate and Community worker
Bullwinkel, Vivian (1915 - 2000), Nurse, Servicewoman and Health administrator
Christie, Joan Lora (1918 - 2001), Educator, Local government councillor and Servicewoman
Deasey, Maude (Kathleen) (1909 - 1968), Teacher, Servicewoman and Administrator
Feltham, Juanita Cecila, Servicewoman
Irving, Freda Howy (1903 - 1984), Editor, Journalist and Print Journalist
Irving, Sybil Howy (1897 - 1973), Servicewoman
Kathleen Best Memorial Gates
MacPherson, Daisy Cardin (Tootie) (1911 - ), Servicewoman
Pemberton, Jean Keers (1913 - 2001), Servicewoman
Sage, Annie Moriah (1895 - 1969), Nurse
Snelling, Joyce Mary (1904 - 1988), Servicewoman
Torney, Vera Alexandra (1916 - 2006), Servicewoman
Voluntary Aid Detachments (VAD) (1914 - )
Women's Royal Australian Army Corps (WRAAC) (1951 - 1985)
National Archives of Australia, National Office
Appleford, Alys (Alice) Ross (1891 - 1968), Servicewoman, Nurse and Nursing administrator
Australian Women's Land Army (AWLA) (1942 - 1945)
Barwick, Diane Elizabeth (1938 - 1986), Anthropologist and Author
Bate, Zara Kate (1909 - 1989), Businesswoman and Community worker
Batt, Elva May (1920 - ), Servicewoman
Beaurepaire, Beryl Edith (1923 - ), Feminist, Women's rights activist, Community worker and Patron
Bell, Jane (1873 - 1959), Hospital Matron and Nurse
Best, Kathleen Annie Louise (1910 - 1957), Nurse and Servicewoman
Bett, Mary Ann Latto (c. 1881 - ?)
Boye, Ruby (Olive) (1891 - 1990), Servicewoman
Brookes, Mabel Balcombe (1890 - 1975), Author, Political candidate and Community worker
Byth, Elsie Frances (1890 - 1988), Community worker, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Christie, Joan Lora (1918 - 2001), Educator, Local government councillor and Servicewoman
Cliffe, Anna Maria, Prison matron
Coleman, Marie Yvonne, Feminist, social activist, educator, researcher, public servant, journalist, Medical Social Worker and Statutory Office Holder
Cowley, Marie, Charity worker
Crisp, Helen Craven (1916 - 2002), Educator and Feminist
Crowther, Ethel Annie, Charity worker
Curtin, Elsie (1890 - 1975), Community worker
Curtis-Otter, Margaret Catherine (1910 - 1992), Servicewoman
Cusack, Dymphna (1902 - 1981), Author, Cultural Commentator, Political activist, Social activist and Teacher
Cutler, Helen Gray Annetta (1923 - 1990), Servicewoman and Community worker
Darling, Honor Brinsley (1918 - 2000), Servicewoman and Journalist
Davey, Margaret Lurline (1915 - 2010), Biology Teacher, Community worker, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Davidson, Eileen (1909 - 2007), Social worker
Davidson, Ethel Sarah (1872 - 1939), Nurse and Servicewoman
Davis, Mervyn Twynam (1916 - 1985), Landscape architect and Servicewoman
Deasey, Maude (Kathleen) (1909 - 1968), Teacher, Servicewoman and Administrator
Douglas, Mary Stewart (May) (1904 - 1999), Servicewoman
Doyle, Jess Scott (1921 - 1988), Servicewoman
Dynon, Moira Lenore (1920 - 1976), Scientist, Servicewoman and Welfare worker
Evatt, Elizabeth Andreas (1933 - ), Judge
Fall, Constance Amy (1903 - 1992), Nurse
Feltham, Juanita Cecila, Servicewoman
Freeman, Joan (1918 - 1998), Physicist
Gilmore, Mary Jean (1865 - 1962), Teacher, Poet and Writer
Gould, Ellen Julia (Nellie) (1860 - 1941), Nurse
Guilfoyle, Margaret Georgina (1926 - ), Parliamentarian
International Women's Year National Advisory Committee (1974 - 1976)
Irving, Sybil Howy (1897 - 1973), Servicewoman
Jackson, Dawn Valerie Vautin (1917 - 1995), Servicewoman
Jones, Violet Margaret (1911 - 2001), Nursing administrator
Jorgenson, June (1924 - ), Servicewoman and Community worker
Kathleen Best Memorial Gates
Kenny, Elizabeth (1880 - 1952), Nurse and Health administrator
Laidlaw, Annie Ina (1889 - 1978), Matron and Servicewoman
Lane, Ethel Marion (1918 - 2007), Nurse, Servicewoman and Community worker
Lawrence, Carmen Mary (1948 - ), Parliamentarian and Politician
Linnane, Joyce Enid (Joy) (1919 - ), Servicewoman
Lyons, Enid Muriel (1897 - 1981), Politician
MacPherson, Daisy Cardin (Tootie) (1911 - ), Servicewoman
Marchisotti, Daisy Elizabeth (1904 - 1987), Activist and Journalist
Meyer, Hilda Florence (1899 - ), Servicewoman
Miller, Olga Eunice (1920 - 2003), Aboriginal writer, Community worker, Environmentalist, Illustrator and Storyteller
Muir, Sylvia Jessie Mimmi (1915 - ), Army Nurse and Nurse
National Council of Women of Queensland (1905 - )
National Council of Women of the Australian Capital Territory (1939 - )
National Women's Advisory Council (1978 - )
Nowland, Kathleen (1889 - ), Nurse
Office for Women (1977 - )
Office of Women's Affairs (1974 - 1977)
O'Neil, Pamela Frances (1945 - ), Feminist and Tribunal Member
Palmer, Helen Gwynneth (1917 - 1979), Writer, Teacher and Political activist
Pemberton, Jean Keers (1913 - 2001), Servicewoman
Penman, Alice Maud (1918 - ), Servicewoman and Community worker
Pink, Olive Muriel (1884 - 1975), Anthropologist and Botanical artist
Potter, Florence May (1887 - ), Typist
The Queensland Country Women's Association (1922 - )
Rankin, Annabelle Jane Mary (1908 - 1986), Parliamentarian
Reid, Elizabeth Anne (1942 - ), Consultant, Educator, Public speaker and Researcher
Review of Post Arrival Programs and Services to Migrants (1977 - 1978)
Sage, Annie Moriah (1895 - 1969), Nurse
Smith, Ada (1889 - ), Typist
Snelling, Joyce Mary (1904 - 1988), Servicewoman
Stark, Amy Gwendoline (1910 - 1994), Aviator and Servicewoman
Stevens, Marion (1920 - ), Servicewoman
Stevenson, Clare Grant (1903 - 1988), Bureaucrat, Servicewoman and Community worker
Stone, June (1922 - 2005), Servicewoman and Community worker
Street, Jessie Mary Grey (1889 - 1970), Feminist and Suffragette
Swindells, Gertrude Rosina (1891 - ), Typist and Supervisor
Taylor, Marjorie Elsie (1920 - ), Servicewoman
Tweddell, Joyce (1916 - 1995), Army Nurse and Nurse
Voluntary Aid Detachments (VAD) (1914 - )
Wassell, Edith, Secretary
Whitlam, Margaret Elaine (1919 - 2012), Journalist, Sportswoman, Swimmer and Social worker
Women's Royal Australian Army Corps (WRAAC) (1951 - 1985)
National Archives of Australia, Northern Territory Office
Pink, Olive Muriel (1884 - 1975), Anthropologist and Botanical artist
National Archives of Australia, Perth Office
Women's Royal Australian Army Corps (WRAAC) (1951 - 1985)
National Archives of Australia, Queensland Office
Tweddell, Joyce (1916 - 1995), Army Nurse and Nurse
National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
Australian Women's Land Army (AWLA) (1942 - 1945)
Banner, Esma (1910 - ), Refugee support worker
Bryce, Quentin (1942 - )
Bullwinkel, Vivian (1915 - 2000), Nurse, Servicewoman and Health administrator
Chisholm, Alice Isabel (1856 - 1954), Superintendent and Charity worker
Cusack, Dymphna (1902 - 1981), Author, Cultural Commentator, Political activist, Social activist and Teacher
Gould, Ellen Julia (Nellie) (1860 - 1941), Nurse
McHenry, Zoe Rosalind (1901 - 1971), Accompanist, Composer, Musician and Teacher
New South Wales Army Nursing Service Reserve (NSWANSR) (1899 - 1903)
Nixon, Elizabeth (1865 - ), Nurse
Office of Multicultural Affairs (1987 - 1995)
Pocock, Mary Anne (Bessie) (1863 - 1946), Nurse and Servicewoman
Riggs, Shirley Patricia (Pat) (1921 - 1998), Councillor, Editor, Journalist and Print Journalist
Street, Jessie Mary Grey (1889 - 1970), Feminist and Suffragette
Voluntary Aid Detachments (VAD) (1914 - )
Women's Royal Australian Army Corps (WRAAC) (1951 - 1985)
National Council of Women
Barrett, Edith Helen (1872 - 1939), Medical practitioner
National Film and Sound Archive
Blackman, Barbara (1928 - ), Patron, Philanthropist and Writer
Coffey, Essie (c. 1940 - 1998), Community worker, Singer, Actor and Film maker
Corbett, Helen (1953 - ), Aboriginal Administrator, Aboriginal rights activist and Educator
Donaldson, Mona (1900 - ?), Film editor
Garner, Helen (1942 - ), Journalist, Scriptwriter and Writer
Gavin, Agnes (1872 - 1948), Actor and Scriptwriter
Haxton, Nance, Journalist, Print Journalist, Radio Broadcaster and Television Journalist
Howarde, Kate (1864 - 1939), Actor, Director, Producer, Scriptwriter and Theatrical director
Isaac, Janet, Director and Scriptwriter
Jager, Claire, Director, Producer and Scriptwriter
Jenner, Dorothy Gordon (Andrea) (1891 - 1985), Actor, Art Director, Journalist, Scriptwriter and War correspondent
Johnson, Darlene, Director and Scriptwriter
Jones, Laura (1951 - ), Screenwriter
Kennedy, Jane (1964 - ), Actor, Comedian, Producer, Radio presenter and Screenwriter
Langton, Marcia Lynne (1951 - ), Academic and Activist
Levy, Sandra, Director and Producer
Lovely, Louise (1895 - 1980), Actor
Moffatt, Tracey (1960 - ), Actor, Artist, Director, Film maker, Producer, Scriptwriter and Photographer
Moorhouse, Jocelyn (1960 - ), Director, Producer and Scriptwriter
Mora, Mirka (1928 - ), Artist
Morgan, Sally (1951 - ), Aboriginal Artist and Aboriginal Writer
Spencer, Senora (1871 - 1940), Projectionist
Tass, Nadia (1956 - ), Actor, Director and Producer
Thompson, Wendy, Cinematographer, Director, Producer and Scriptwriter
Walkley Awards (1956 - )
Wright, Claudia (1934 - 2005), Journalist, Print Journalist, Radio Journalist and Television Journalist
National Gallery of Australia Research Library
Burke, Frances Mary (1907 - 1994), Designer, Artist and Businesswoman
Churcher, Betty (1931 - ), Art educator, Arts administrator and Director
Exley, Thea Melvie (1923 - 2007), Archivist and Art historian
Goldstein, Vida (1869 - 1949), Feminist and Suffragist
Women's Political Association of Victoria (1903 - 1919)
National Gallery of Ireland
Poole, Ruth Lane (1885 - 1974), Interior designer
National Library of Australia
Alfonsi, Teresa (Tess) Vera (1907 - 1986), Businesswoman and Miner
Alison, Dorothy (1925 - 1992), Actor
Anderson, Maybanke Susannah (1845 - 1927), Activist, Feminist and Journalist
Arndt, Ruth (1915 - 2001), Community worker and Teacher
Backhouse, Enid (Elizabeth) (1917 - ), Novelist and Servicewoman
Bailey, Editha Olga Yseult (1903 - 1980), Community Leader and Potter
Barbalet, Margaret Evelyn, Author, Historian, Poet and Public servant
Bilyk, Catryna Louise (1959 - ), Clerk, Electorate officer, Industrial officer and Parliamentarian
Bishop, Julie Isabel (1956 - ), Barrister, Parliamentarian and Solicitor
Bjelke-Petersen, Florence Isabel (1920 - ), Parliamentarian and Secretary
Blackburn, Jean Edna (1919 - 2002), Feminist and Educator
Breen, Marie Freda (1902 - 1993), Parliamentarian
Buttrose, Stroma (1929 - )
Caskey, Constance Sybil (1905 - 1997), Nurse
Chamarette, Christabel Marguerite Alain (1948 - ), Community worker, Parliamentarian and Psychologist
Cohn, Carola (Ola) (1892 - 1964), Philanthropist, Sculptor and Author
Coleman, Ruth Nancy (1931 - 2008), Media Executive and Parliamentarian
Connors, Lyndsay Genevieve, Feminist, Journalist and Educator
Cooper, Jessie Mary (1914 - 1993), Parliamentarian
Cottee, Kay (1954 - ), Yachtswoman
Country Women's Association of Australia (1945 - )
Country Women's Association of New South Wales, Canberra Branch (1946 - )
The Country Women's Association of Western Australia (Inc) (1924 - )
Court, Margaret Jean (1942 - ), Minister and Tennis player
Crawford, Mary Catherine (1947 - ), Parliamentarian and Teacher
Crisp, Helen Craven (1916 - 2002), Educator and Feminist
Cunningham, Mary Emily (1869 - 1930), Activist, Pastoralist wife and Poet
Dalgarno, Ann Patricia (1909? - 1980), Politician, Nurse and Community advocate
de Berg, Hazel Estelle (1913 - 1984), Historian
Deakin, Catherine Sarah (Kate) (1850 - 1937)
Dobson, Rosemary de Brissac (1920 - 2012), Editor, Poet and Writer
Dowson, Dorothy (Joan) (1918 - 2006), Servicewoman and Community worker
Drake-Brockman, Henrietta Frances York (1901 - 1968), Author
Dunn, Patricia Irene, Documentary Film maker, Editor, Parliamentarian, University teacher and Writer
Durack, Mary (1913 - 1994), Author and Historian
Easson, Mary Louise (1955 - ), Parliamentarian and Research Officer
Edes, Nydia Ivy (1901 - 1992), Councillor and Feminist
Eldridge Award (1998 - )
Eldridge, Marian Favel Clair (1936 - 1997), Author and Poet
Faupula, Sioana (1938 - ), Community Leader and Teacher
Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia
Foster, Irene M, Journalist
Fullerton, Mary Elizabeth (1868 - 1946), Author, Feminist, Novelist and Poet
Furia, Lina (1891 - 1970), Hotel owner
Galvin, Carmel (1937 - ), Business owner
Gantner, Neilma (1922 - ), Writer and Philanthropist
Gascoigne, Rosalie Norah King (1917 - 1999), Artist
Godfrey-Smith, Anne (1921 - 2011), Biochemist, Poet, Producer and Theatre director
Golding, Annie Mackenzie (1855 - 1934), Activist, Feminist, Suffragist and Teacher
Greenwood, Irene Adelaide (1898 - 1992), Feminist, Peace activist, Activist, Pacifist, Broadcaster and Writer
Griffiths, Glynde Nesta (1889 - 1968), Author, Historian and Philanthropist
Gullett, Lucy Edith (1876 - 1949), Medical practitioner and Philanthropist
Haines, Janine (1945 - 2004), Politician
Halligan, Marion Mildred (1940 - ), Author
Hammond, Joan Hood (1912 - 1996), Singer and Teacher
Hanson, Pauline Lee (1954 - ), Parliamentarian and Shop proprietor
Hearn, Jean Margaret (1921 - ), Civil celebrant and Parliamentarian
Hewitt, Alison Hope (1915 - 2011), University lecturer and Writer
Hoff, Ursula (1909 - 2005), Art historian
Holt, Beatrice (1900 - 1988), Community worker and Medical practitioner
Hyslop, Dorothy Margaret (1916 - 2011), Embroiderer
Imperial Honours System
Jakobsen, Carolyn Anne (1947 - ), Parliamentarian
Jarrett, Patricia (Pat) Irene Herschell (1911 - 1990), Journalist and Print Journalist
Jeanes, Susan (1958 - ), Parliamentarian
Jenkins, Jean Alice (1938 - ), Parliamentarian and Teacher
Johnston, Dorothy (1948 - ), Author, Novelist, Poet and Writer
Jones, Marilyn Fay (1940 - ), Dancer and Teacher
Joyce, Eileen Alannah (1908 - 1991), Concert Pianist
Jull, Roberta Henrietta Margaritta (1872 - 1961), Medical practitioner
Kelly, De-Anne Margaret, Businesswoman, Grazier and Parliamentarian
Kernot, Cheryl (1948 - ), Educator, Parliamentarian and Teacher
Knowles, Susan Christine (1951 - ), Parliamentarian and Sales manager
Lawn Bowls (1845 - )
Lawrence, Marjorie Florence (1909 - 1979), Singer and Soprano
Lawson, Louisa (1848 - 1920), Feminist, Women's rights activist, Writer, Businesswoman and Suffragist
Lees, Meg Heather (1948 - ), Parliamentarian and Teacher
Lomax, Alice Christina (1893 - 1994), Publican, Shop keeper and Teacher
Mackay, Susan Mary (1960 - ), Advisor, Parliamentarian and Union organiser
Mathews, Marlene (1934 - ), Athletics coach, Olympian, Sports Administrator and Track and Field Athlete
McHugh, Jeannette (1934 - ), Parliamentarian
McIntyre, Margaret Edgeworth (1886 - 1948), Community worker and Politician
McLean, Jean (1934 - ), Political activist and Parliamentarian
Melbourne Orphan Asylum ( Vic.) (1853 - )
Menzies, Pattie Mae (1899 - 1995), Community worker
Mildenhall, Adele Emma (1894 - 1983), Charity worker and Community worker
Mitchell, Lorna May (1913 - ), Politician, Red Cross Worker and Teacher
Mitchell, Una Hayston (1900 - 1983), Principal and Teacher
Murdoch, Elisabeth Joy (1909 - 2012), Philanthropist
Newman, Jocelyn Margaret (1937 - ), Barrister, Farmer, Hotelier, Parliamentarian and Solicitor
Nicholson, Joyce Thorpe (1919 - 2011), Feminist, Author and Publisher
Palmer, Helen Gwynneth (1917 - 1979), Writer, Teacher and Political activist
Parliament House Embroidery (1988 - )
Parsons, Sylvia (1911 - 2000), Business owner and Dressmaker
Patroni, Savina (1923 - ), Gardener
Payne, Marise Ann (1964 - ), Advisor and Parliamentarian
Pendred, Edith Gladys (1897 - 1964), Early Childhood Educationist and Kindergarten Principal
Pfitzner, Bernice, Medical practitioner and Parliamentarian
Pickles, Carolyn, Parliamentarian
Pike, Nicole (1981 - ), Voids Officer
Pinner, Mancell Gwenneth (1922 - 1998), Radiologist
Poole, Ruth Lane (1885 - 1974), Interior designer
Radford, Gail Gordon (1941 - ), Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, Feminist lobbyist, Public servant, Researcher and Veterinarian
Raisbeck, Rosina (1916 - 2006), Opera singer
Rankin, Annabelle Jane Mary (1908 - 1986), Parliamentarian
Ravlich, Manda (1903 - 1991), Community advocate
Rees, Lucy Frances Harvey (1901 - 1983), Authority on children’s literature, Book collector, Bookseller and Secretary and organiser of the Fellowship of Australian Writers (Canberra Branch)
Richardson, Ethel Florence Lindesay (Henry Handel) (1870 - 1946), Author
Rischbieth, Bessie Mabel (1874 - 1967), Women's rights activist and Feminist
Roe, Raigh Edith (1922 - ), Community worker
Rowe, Marilyn (1946 - ), Dancer and Teacher
Rudduck, Loma Butterworth (1914 - 2005), Community activist, Historian, Liaison officer and Radio broadcaster
Sawer, Marian, Academic and Political Scientist
Scott, Catherine (Margaret) Mary (1922 - )
Seven Writers (1980 - 1998)
Sharp, Lorna (1934 - ), Business owner and Office assistant
Smith, Celia (1911 - 1980), Aboriginal rights activist and community worker
Smith, Silvia Joy (1939 - ), Parliamentarian and Teacher
Softball (1939 - )
Solly, Elsie Hope (1924 - 2007), Servicewoman and Educator
Somers, Lady Finola (1896 - 1981)
Somerville, Dorothy Catherine (1897 - 1992), Solicitor
Soroptimist International of Canberra Incorporated (1954 - )
Spencer, Ida May (1900 - ), Community worker
Stead, Christina Ellen (1902 - 1983), Novelist and Writer
Steggall, Zali (1974 - ), Olympian and Skiier
Stevenson, Mary (1896 - 1985), Community worker and Political candidate
Sullivan, Kathryn Jean (1942 - ), Parliamentarian, Teacher and University teacher
Summers, Anne Fairhurst (1945 - ), Journalist, Print Journalist, Writer, Feminist and Historian
Tait, Viola (1911 - 2002), Author, Philanthropist, Actor and Singer
Thompson, Freda (1906 - 1980), Aviator
Thoms, Patience Rosemary (1915 - 2006), Business woman and Journalist
Union of Australian Women (1950 - )
Vallentine, Josephine (1946 - ), Parliamentarian and Teacher
Walker, Eadith Campbell (1861 - 1937), Philanthropist
Wensing, Petronella Jacoba (1924 - ), Artist, Community activist, Designer, Social worker and Teacher
West, Suzanne Margaret (1947 - ), Electorate officer, Nurse and Parliamentarian
Wiese, Barbara Jean, Parliamentarian
Windeyer, Mary Elizabeth (1837 - 1912), Charity worker and Women's rights activist
The Women's Auxiliary to the Australian Board of Missions (1910 - )
The Women's Electoral Lobby-ACT (1972 - )
Women's House (Canberra Women's Centre) (1975 - 1994)
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Western Australian Branch (1933 - )
Woodrow, Carol Joan (1943 - ), Actor, Director, Teacher and Writer
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
Abraham, Vivienne (1920 - ), Peace activist and Editor
Alley, Diane Berenice (1927 - ), Community activist, Community worker, Human rights activist, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Anstey, Olive Eva (1920 - 1983), Nurse
The ANZAC Fellowship of Women (1921 - 1957?)
Arena, Franca, Parliamentarian and Women's rights activist
Association of Non-English Speaking Background Women of Australia (1987 - 1997)
Australian Bicentenary 1988
Australian Federation of Graduate Women Inc. (1922 - )
Australian Federation of University Women (Australian Capital Territory) Inc. (1944 - )
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 in Agriculture (1993 - )
Australian Women in Agriculture Movement (1990s - )
Australian Women Pilots' Association (1950 - )
Australian Women's Charter (1943 - )
The Australian Women's Conference for Victory in War and Victory in Peace (1943)
Australian Women's National League (1904 - 1944?)
Bailey, Editha Olga Yseult (1903 - 1980), Community Leader and Potter
Bain,Yvonne (1929 - 2004), Educator, Engineer, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Bandler, Faith Ida Lessing (c. 1918 - ), Author and Campaigner
Bate, Zara Kate (1909 - 1989), Businesswoman and Community worker
Bates, Daisy May (1863 - 1951), Anthropologist and Journalist
Baylor, Hilda Gracia (1929 - ), Feminist, Women's rights activist, Women's rights organiser, Parliamentarian and Teacher
Beaurepaire, Beryl Edith (1923 - ), Feminist, Women's rights activist, Community worker and Patron
Berry, Alice Miriam (1900 - 1978), Community worker
Board, Ruby Willmet (1880 - 1963), Community worker, Social welfare, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Booth, Mary (1869 - 1956), Physician and Public Health Worker
Bowden, Ros, Broadcaster
Brookes, Ivy (1883 - 1970), Advocate, Community worker, Musician, Philanthropist, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Brookes, Mabel Balcombe (1890 - 1975), Author, Political candidate and Community worker
Browne, Grace Johnston (1900 - 1988), Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Bruce, Minnie (Mary) Grant (1878 - 1958), Author and Journalist
Burton, Clare (1942 - 1998), Researcher, Public servant, Academic, Consultant and Writer
Burton, Pamela Melrose (1946 - ), Author and Lawyer
Buttfield, Nancy Eileen (1912 - 2005), Politician
Byth, Elsie Frances (1890 - 1988), Community worker, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Canberra Mothercraft Society Inc (1929 - )
CAPOW! (1992 - ), Coalition of Australian Participating Organisations of Women
Carnahan, Yvonne
Cassab, Judy (1920 - ), Artist
Cato, Nancy (1917 - 2000), Author, Journalist, Poet and Environmentalist
Central Victorian Women in Agriculture Inc. (1994? - 2006)
Chambers, Joy (1942 - ), Farmer and Social activist
Christopherson, Leonie Therese (1939 - ), Advertising practitioner, Author, Community activist, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Churcher, Betty (1931 - ), Art educator, Arts administrator and Director
Clark, Hilma Dymphna (1916 - 2000), Linguist and Teacher
Clark, Mavis Thorpe (1909 - 1999), Author
Clarke, Patricia (1926 - ), Journalist and Editor
Cleland, Rachel (1906 - 2002), Community worker
Clifton, Louisa (1814 - 1880), Artist and Diarist
Clowes, Edwina, Journalist
Couchman, Elizabeth May Ramsay (1876 - 1982), Politician
Country Women's Association of Australia (1945 - )
Country Women's Association of New South Wales (1922 - )
Crisp, Helen Craven (1916 - 2002), Educator and Feminist
Curlewis, E. Jean (1898 - 1930), Author
Curtin, Elsie (1890 - 1975), Community worker
Cusack, Dymphna (1902 - 1981), Author, Cultural Commentator, Political activist, Social activist and Teacher
D'Arcy, Constance Elizabeth (1879 - 1950), Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Davey, Constance Muriel (1882 - 1963), Psychologist and Educator
Davey, Margaret Lurline (1915 - 2010), Biology Teacher, Community worker, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
de Berg, Hazel Estelle (1913 - 1984), Historian
De Leo, Maria
Deakin, Catherine Sarah (Kate) (1850 - 1937)
Deakin, Elizabeth Martha Anne (Pattie) (1863 - 1934), Philanthropist
Denoon, Pamela (1942 - 1988), Biochemist and Public servant
Devanny, Jean (1894 - 1962), Feminist, Trade unionist and Writer
Dietrich, Laurene (1951 - ), Community worker and Feminist
Dobson, Emily (1842 - 1934), Advocate, Philanthropist, Welfare worker and Women's rights organiser
Dobson, Rosemary de Brissac (1920 - 2012), Editor, Poet and Writer
Doherty, Muriel Knox (1896 - 1988), Nurse educator and Nursing administrator
Downing, Cecilia (1858 - 1952), Community worker and Women's rights activist
Dowse, Sara (1938 - ), Feminist, Women's rights activist, Writer and Public servant
Drechsler, Audrey Louise (1933 - ), Farmer, Political candidate and Social activist
Durack, Mary (1913 - 1994), Author and Historian
Edwards, Dorothy Edna Annie (1907 - 2006), Alderman, Community worker, Mayor, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Elix, Jane
Ellis, Constance (1872 - 1942), Medical practitioner
Ester, Helen, Academic, Journalism trainer, Journalist, Print Journalist and Television journalist
Fatin, Wendy Frances (1941 - ), Nurse and Parliamentarian
Fawkes, Barbara (1914 - 2002), Nurse educator
Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (1958 - c. 1978)
Female Orphan Institution (1801 - 1850)
Feminist Club of New South Wales (1914 - )
First International Women in Agriculture Conference (1994)
Fitton, Doris Alice (1897 - 1985), Actor and Theatrical director
Foundation for Australian Agricultural Women (1995 - )
Franklin, Stella Maria ( Marian) Sarah Miles (1879 - 1954), Writer
Fullerton, Mary Elizabeth (1868 - 1946), Author, Feminist, Novelist and Poet
Gare, Shelley, Editor, Journalist and Print Journalist
Giblin, Eilean Mary (1884 - 1955), Diarist, Feminist, Potter and Social worker
Gibson, Gladys Ruth (1901 - 1972), Educator, School inspector, Women's rights activist, Women's rights organiser and Community worker
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
Glencross, Eleanor (1876 - 1950), Feminist, Political candidate and Women's rights activist
Goldstein, Vida (1869 - 1949), Feminist and Suffragist
Graham, Diana
Greenwood, Irene Adelaide (1898 - 1992), Feminist, Peace activist, Activist, Pacifist, Broadcaster and Writer
Griffiths, Jennie Scott (1875 - 1951)
Guilfoyle, Margaret Georgina (1926 - ), Parliamentarian
Gunn, Jeannie (Mrs Aeneas) (1870 - 1961), Author
Haines, Janine (1945 - 2004), Politician
Hamilton, Anne Dorothy (1910 - 2002), Campaigner, Dressmaker, Secretary, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Hammond, Joan Hood (1912 - 1996), Singer and Teacher
Hanrahan, Barbara Janice (1939 - 1991), Artist, Printmaker and Writer
Henderson, Beryl (1897 - 1990), Women's Liberationist
Henry, Alice (1857 - 1943), Feminist, Trade unionist, Journalist, Writer and Lecturer
Hinder, Eleanor Mary (1893 - 1963), Scientist and Welfare worker
Holman, Mary (May) Alice (1893 - 1939), Parliamentarian
Housewives Association of Victoria (1915 - )
Hughes, Mary Ethel (1874 - 1958), Community worker
Hunter, Thelma (1923 - ), Academic and Women's Liberationist
Italy Born Community of Australia
James, Florence (1902 - 1993), Writer and Journalist
John, Cecilia Annie (1877 - 1955), Opera singer, Feminist and Pacifist
Johnson, Lyn (1940 - ), Cheese-maker, Dairy Farmer, Early and Ongoing Leader and Women in Agriculture Movement.
Joyce, Eileen Alannah (1908 - 1991), Concert Pianist
King, Catherine Helen (1904 - 2000), Broadcaster and Community worker
The Knickers Fund (1998 - 2006)
Laby, Elizabeth (Beth) Bartleman (1913 - 2001), Teacher
Latham, Eleanor Mary (Ella) (1878 - 1964), Community worker
Lawrence, Marjorie Florence (1909 - 1979), Singer and Soprano
Lê, Marion (1947 - ), Refugee Advocate and Migrant community Advocate
League of Women Voters Victoria (1945 - )
Lee, Lynn
Lester, Kathleen Eileen
Liaison Committee of Women's International Organisations - Australia Group (1950 - 1963)
Liberal Party of Australia Federal Women's Committee (1945 - )
Lowenstein, Wendy (1927 - 2006), Author and Trade unionist
Lyons, Enid Muriel (1897 - 1981), Politician
Macintosh, Laurel Jean (1924 - ), Community activist, Ophthalmologist, Surgeon, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Macnamara, Annie Jean (1899 - 1968), Medical scientist
Mander-Jones, Phyllis (1896 - 1984), Archivist and Librarian
Mann, Ida Caroline (1893 - 1983), Ophthalmologist
Marfell, Helena Catherine (1898 - 1981), Community worker
Mathew, Wilhelmina (1863 - 1940), Community worker and Laywoman
McConnell, Joyce Marion (1916 - 1991), Community worker, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
McDonald, Marjorie (1911 - 2001), Journalist, Print Journalist, Radio Journalist and War Correspondent
McEwen, Annie Mills (1900 - 1967), Community worker and Political activist
McIntyre, Margaret Edgeworth (1886 - 1948), Community worker and Politician
McLean, Jean (1934 - ), Political activist and Parliamentarian
Melba, Nellie (1861 - 1931), Opera singer
Menzies, Pattie Mae (1899 - 1995), Community worker
Meredith, Gwenyth (Gwen) Valmai (1907 - 2006), Playwright and Author
Metcalfe, Thelma Constance (1898 - 1984), Community worker, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Miethke, Adelaide Laetitia (1881 - 1962), Educator, Feminist, School inspector, Women's rights activist, Women's rights organiser, Social activist and Peace activist
Mitchell, Sibyl Elyne (1913 - 2002), Cattle Farmer, Champion Skier, Community worker and Writer
Mocatta, Necia (1938 - 2000), Community worker, International activist and Women's rights organiser
Morgan, Joanne
Moss, Alice Frances Mabel (May) (1868 - 1948), Welfare worker, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
MumShirl (c. 1924 - 1998), Community worker
Munro Ferguson, Helen Hermione (1865 - 1941), Charity worker
Muscio, Florence Mildred (1882 - 1964), Feminist, School principal, University lecturer, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
National Council of Women of Australia (1931 - )
National Council of Women of the Australian Capital Territory (1939 - )
National Council of Women of Victoria (1902 - )
National Foundation for Australian Women (1989 - )
National Travellers' Aid Society of Australia (1944 - )
National Women's Advisory Council (1978 - )
National Women's Consultative Council
Norris, Dame Ada May (1901 - 1989), Community worker, Women's rights organiser and Women's rights activist
Noy, Catherine (1962 - ), Administrator and Community worker
O'Connor, Kathleen Laetitia (1876 - 1968), Painter
Office of Women's Affairs (1974 - 1977)
Oodgeroo Noonuccal (1920 - 1993), Poet, Political activist, Artist and Educator
Owen, Mary (1921 - ), Women's Liberationist and Trade unionist
Palmer, Janet Gertrude (Nettie) (1885 - 1964), Author, Critic, Editor, Journalist and Print Journalist
Palu, Lisa, Farmer and Journalist
Pankhurst, Adela (1885 - 1961), Pacifist, Feminist, Political activist and Suffragist
Parker, Judith Ann (1941 - ), Counsellor, Educator, Human rights advocate, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Pink, Olive Muriel (1884 - 1975), Anthropologist and Botanical artist
Praed, Rosa (1851 - 1935), Writer
Preston-Stanley, Millicent Fanny (1883 - 1955), Politician and Women's rights activist
Prichard, Katharine Susannah (1883 - 1969), Journalist and Writer
Rees, Lucy Frances Harvey (1901 - 1983), Authority on children’s literature, Book collector, Bookseller and Secretary and organiser of the Fellowship of Australian Writers (Canberra Branch)
Referendum 1967 (1967 - )
Reynolds, Margaret (1941 - ), Parliamentarian and Academic
Rich, Ruby (1888 - 1988), Feminist, Musician and Pacifist
Riddell, Elizabeth (1910 - 1998), Journalist, Poet and Print Journalist
Rischbieth, Bessie Mabel (1874 - 1967), Women's rights activist and Feminist
Roderick, Gwendoline Blanche (1928 - ), Public relations professional, Volunteer, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Rose, Maria (1959 - ), Public servant and Women's right activist
Rowan, Marian Ellis (1848 - 1922), Botanical artist
Roxburgh, Rachel (1915 - 1991), Artist and Author
Ryan, Edna Minna (1904 - 1997), Feminist, Trade unionist, Activist and Writer
Ryan, Julia (1937 - ), Women's Liberationist and Educator
Salce, Mary (1945 - ), Activist, Community worker and Farmer
Save Our Sons Movement (1965 - 1973)
Scotford, Jessie Margaret (1917 - 2003), Arts administrator, Community worker, Novelist, Women's right activist and Women's rights organiser
Scott, Emily (1882 - 1957), Journalist, Lecturer, Music teacher, Musician and Writer
Scutt, Jocelynne A. (1947 - ), Activist, Lawyer and Writer
Skene, Lillias Margaret (1867 - 1957), Farmer, Women's rights activist, Women's rights organiser and Welfare worker
Society of Women Writers (Australia) (1980 - 2000)
Society of Women Writers (Australia), Canberra Magazine Branch (1984 - 1987)
Society of Women Writers New South Wales Inc (1925 - )
Society of Women Writers South Australia Inc. (1976 - )
Society of Women Writers Tasmania Inc. (1980 - )
Society of Women Writers Western Australia Inc. (1977 - )
Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific (SISWP)
Spence, Catherine Helen (1825 - 1910), Suffragist, Writer and Campaigner
Spencer, Ida May (1900 - ), Community worker
Stokes, Meredith, Feminist and Peace activist
Stones, Elsie (Margaret) (1920 - ), Botanical artist
Street, Jessie Mary Grey (1889 - 1970), Feminist and Suffragette
Summers, Anne Fairhurst (1945 - ), Journalist, Print Journalist, Writer, Feminist and Historian
Sutherland, Margaret Ada (1897 - 1984), Composer
Sweet, Georgina (1875 - 1946), Academic, Philanthropist, Zoologist and Women's rights activist
Tait, Viola (1911 - 2002), Author, Philanthropist, Actor and Singer
Tangney, Dorothy Margaret (1911 - 1985), Parliamentarian
Taperell, Kathleen Joan (1939 - ), Teacher, Public servant and Feminist
Taylor, Joy
Tennant, Kylie (1912 - 1988), Author, Journalist and Print Journalist
Thompson, Lorelle
Tipping, Marjorie Jean (1917 - 2009), Author, Art historian and Consultant
Tucker, Margaret Elizabeth (1904 - 1996), Author, Campaigner and Community worker
Turner, Ethel (1872 - 1958), Author
The United Associations of Women (1929 - )
Van Praagh, Margaret (1910 - 1990), Dancer, Director, Educator, Writer and Producer
Walton, Nancy Bird (1915 - 2009), Pilot
Wedgwood, Camilla Hildegarde (1901 - 1955), Anthropologist and Educator
Wedgwood, Ivy Evelyn (1896 - 1975), Parliamentarian
White, Vera Deakin (1891 - 1978), charity worker
Whyse, Imogen, Poet and Writer
Woman Suffrage
Women on Farms Gatherings (1990 - )
Women's Constitutional Convention (1998)
Women's Electoral Lobby (1972 - )
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - ACT branch (1982 - )
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Australia Section) (1919 - )
Women's Migration and Overseas Appointment Society (1862 - )
Women's Peace Army (1915 - 1919)
Women's Political Association of Victoria (1903 - 1919)
Wright, Judith Arundell (1915 - 2000), Poet and Writer
National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room
Angove, Dorothy (1886 - 1985)
Anstey, Olive Eva (1920 - 1983), Nurse
Anthony, Julie Moncrieff (1949 - ), Singer
Aston, Matilda Ann (1873 - 1947), Disability Activist, Teacher and Writer
Atkins, Margaret Edith (1928 - )
Bate, Zara Kate (1909 - 1989), Businesswoman and Community worker
Bates, Daisy May (1863 - 1951), Anthropologist and Journalist
Beal, Susan Mitchell (1935 - ), Medical practitioner
Bennett, Portia Mary (1898 - 1989), Artist
Bett, Mary Ann Latto (c. 1881 - ?)
Blumann, Elise Margot Paula Rudolphina Hulda (1897 - 1990), Artist
Board, Ruby Willmet (1880 - 1963), Community worker, Social welfare, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Boyce, Una Parry (1911 - 2003), Nurse and Community worker
Bromham, Ada (1880 - 1965), Aboriginal rights activist, Feminist, Political candidate and Temperance advocate
Brooks, Violet (1904 - 1988)
Bryce, Quentin (1942 - )
Burchill, Dora (Elizabeth) (1904 - 2003), Nurse, Author and Historian
Burton, Clare (1942 - 1998), Researcher, Public servant, Academic, Consultant and Writer
Buttrose, Stroma (1929 - )
Caldicott, Helen Mary (1938 - ), Medical practitioner and Nuclear disarmament activist
Calvert-Jones, Elisabeth (Janet) (1939 - ), Businesswoman and Philanthropist
Castles, Amy Eliza (1880 - 1951), Opera singer
Chapman, Yvonne Ann (1940 - ), Business Woman and Parliamentarian
Chisholm, Alice Isabel (1856 - 1954), Superintendent and Charity worker
Chisholm, Caroline (1808 - 1877), Philanthropist
Clark, Elizabeth Ann (1953 - ), Industrial officer and Parliamentarian
Clarke, Jessie (1914 - ), Social worker
Cleland, Rachel (1906 - 2002), Community worker
Cocks, Fanny Kate Boadicea (1875 - 1954), Policewoman and Welfare worker
Coffey, Essie (c. 1940 - 1998), Community worker, Singer, Actor and Film maker
Cohn, Carola (Ola) (1892 - 1964), Philanthropist, Sculptor and Author
Cowan, Edith Dircksey (1861 - 1932), Community worker, Politician and Political activist
Crawcour, Priscilla ( - 1977), Local government councillor and Mayor
Creswick, Alice Ishbel Hay (1889 - 1973)
Cunningham, Elizabeth Anne (1954 - ), Parliamentarian and Tutor
Curtin, Elsie (1890 - 1975), Community worker
Cutler, Helen Gray Annetta (1923 - 1990), Servicewoman and Community worker
Davey, Constance Muriel (1882 - 1963), Psychologist and Educator
de Berg, Hazel Estelle (1913 - 1984), Historian
Deasey, Maude (Kathleen) (1909 - 1968), Teacher, Servicewoman and Administrator
Devanny, Jean (1894 - 1962), Feminist, Trade unionist and Writer
Don, Ruth (1902 - 2003), Teacher and Trade unionist
Douglas, Mary Stewart (May) (1904 - 1999), Servicewoman
Fall, Constance Amy (1903 - 1992), Nurse
Faust, Beatrice Eileen (1939 - ), Women's rights activist and Writer
Fisher, Valerie Claire (1927 - ), Community worker
Fitzpatrick, Kathleen Elizabeth (1905 - 1990), Associate professor, Historian and Author
Flett, Penelope (Penny) Ruth, Medical administrator
Follett, Rosemary (1948 - ), Politician and Public servant
Foskey, Deb (1949 - ), Environmentalist, Farmer, Parliamentarian and Teacher
Fowler, Kathleen May, Servicewoman
Gallagher, Monica Josephine, Community worker
Gamin, Judith Margaret (1930 - ), Parliamentarian
Gell, Heather (1896 - 1988), Educator
Girl Guides Australia (1926 - )
Goldstein, Vida (1869 - 1949), Feminist and Suffragist
Gorham, Kathleen (1932 - 1983), Dancer
Graham, Margaret (1860 - 1942), Nurse and Matron
Greene, Anne (1884? - 1965), Missionary and Nurse
Greenwood, Irene Adelaide (1898 - 1992), Feminist, Peace activist, Activist, Pacifist, Broadcaster and Writer
Greer, Germaine (1939 - ), Academic, Feminist and Writer
Guy, Margaret Frances (1910 - 1988), Nurse, Nurse educator and Nursing administrator
Hallenstein, Phillipa May (1918 - ), Community worker and Solicitor
Hammer, Julie Margaret (1955 - ), Servicewoman
Hammond, Joan Hood (1912 - 1996), Singer and Teacher
Harvey, Leisha Teresa (1947 - ), Parliamentarian and Teacher
Hedditch, Mabel Emily (1897 - 1966), Cheesemaker, Community worker, Local government councillor and Mayor
Holmes, Carmel Maude (1945 - ), Parliamentarian
Ibbott, Nellie Grace (1889 - 1970), Local government councillor and Mayor
Isbister, Jean Sinclair (Clair) (1915 - 2008), Paediatrician
Jackson, Judith Louise (1947 - ), Parliamentarian
Jones, Laura (1951 - ), Screenwriter
Kyburz, Rosemary Annette (1944 - ), Parliamentarian and Teacher
Lang, Margaret Irene (1893 - 1983), Nurse and Matron
Langton, Marcia Lynne (1951 - ), Academic and Activist
Laver, Dorothy Yvonne, Local government councillor and Mayor
Lawrie, Alline Dawn, Human rights advocate, Journalist and Parliamentarian
Levy, Sandra, Director and Producer
Lloyd-Green, Lorna (1910 - 2002), Medical practitioner
Lobb, Diana Joan (Di) (1930 - ), Servicewoman
Longmore, Lydia (1874 - 1967), Teacher
Lovely, Louise (1895 - 1980), Actor
Lowenstein, Wendy (1927 - 2006), Author and Trade unionist
Lyon, Heather Isabel (1917 - 2008), Educator
MacLeod, Barbara Denise (1929 - 2000), Servicewoman
Macquarie, Elizabeth Henrietta (1778 - 1835), Diarist, governor's spouse and Writer
Mahlab, Eve (1937 - ), Businesswoman, Lawyer and Women's rights activist
Main, E. Alice, Missionary and Nurse
Manning, Eleanor (1906 - 1986), Servicewoman
Martin, Clare Majella (1952 - ), Journalist and Parliamentarian
Maunsell, Evelyn (1888 - 1977), Pastoralist
Maxwell, Barbara Edwina Audrey (1932 - 1991), Servicewoman
Mayo, Edith (Janet) Allen (1915 - 1995), Community worker
McCaughey, Winsome, Feminist, Local government councillor and Mayor
McConnell, Joyce Marion (1916 - 1991), Community worker, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
McIntyre, Margaret Edgeworth (1886 - 1948), Community worker and Politician
McKenzie, Florence Violet (1892 - 1982), Electrical engineer and Servicewoman
McRae-McMahon, Dorothy Margaret (1934 - ), Activist and Minister
Meredith, Gwenyth (Gwen) Valmai (1907 - 2006), Playwright and Author
Miller, Emma (1839 - 1917), Women's rights activist, Union organiser and Suffragist
Mocatta, Mildred
Moffatt, Tracey (1960 - ), Actor, Artist, Director, Film maker, Producer, Scriptwriter and Photographer
Montefiore, Dorothy Frances (1851 - 1933), Suffrage activist
Moore, Jean Mary (1933 - ), Nurse and Parliamentarian
Moorhouse, Jocelyn (1960 - ), Director, Producer and Scriptwriter
Muir, Sylvia Jessie Mimmi (1915 - ), Army Nurse and Nurse
Murray, Kemeri Anne (1932 - ), Judge
Nelson, Beryce Ann (1947 - ), Parliamentarian and Radiographer
Newport, Mary Helen (1927 - ), Public servant
Newton-John, Olivia (1948 - ), Singer and Actor
Oodgeroo Noonuccal (1920 - 1993), Poet, Political activist, Artist and Educator
Ord, Lecki, Architect, Local government councillor and Mayor
Owen, Gladys Mary (1889 - 1960), Artist and Social worker
Owen, Mary (1921 - ), Women's Liberationist and Trade unionist
Palmer, Helen Gwynneth (1917 - 1979), Writer, Teacher and Political activist
Pankhurst, Adela (1885 - 1961), Pacifist, Feminist, Political activist and Suffragist
Parker, Norma Alice (1906 - 2004), Social worker and Educator
Paterson, Elizabeth Deans (Betty) (1895 - 1970), Cartoonist, Illustrator and Journalist
Piddington, Marion Louisa (1869 - 1950), Birth Control Advocate, Eugenicist and Sex Reformer
Porter, Mary Edith, Nurse and Parliamentarian
Prentice, Una Gailey (1913 - 1986), Lawyer
Putt, Margaret Ann (1963 - ), Activist and Parliamentarian
Rappolt, Pat (1905 - 1978), Journalist and Print Journalist
Reader, Audrey Tattie Hinchcliffe (1903 - 1989), Charity worker
Reynolds, Margaret (1941 - ), Parliamentarian and Academic
Rich, Ruby (1888 - 1988), Feminist, Musician and Pacifist
Rischbieth, Bessie Mabel (1874 - 1967), Women's rights activist and Feminist
Robinson-Valéry, Judith (1933 - ), Academic
Robson, Molly Jess (1942 - ), Consultant and Parliamentarian
Sage, Annie Moriah (1895 - 1969), Nurse
Salvetti, Maryann, Board member, Business woman, Community stalwart and Farmer
Scott, Catherine (Margaret) Mary (1922 - )
Scott, Jessie Margaret, Local government councillor
Scotter, Sheila Winifred Gordon (1920 - 2012), Author, Broadcaster and Columnist
Scutt, Jocelynne A. (1947 - ), Activist, Lawyer and Writer
Sheldon, Joan Mary (1943 - ), Parliamentarian and Physiotherapist
Simpson, Fiona Stuart (1965 - ), Journalist and Parliamentarian
Slim, Aileen (1901 - 1993)
Snelling, Joyce Mary (1904 - 1988), Servicewoman
Southey, Marigold Merlyn Baillieu (1928 - ), Philanthropist
Spence, Judith Caroline (1957 - ), Parliamentarian and Teacher
Stark, Amy Gwendoline (1910 - 1994), Aviator and Servicewoman
Stott Despoja, Shirley (1936 - ), Journalist and Print Journalist
Swan, Denise Elizabeth (1947 - ), Parliamentarian
Tass, Nadia (1956 - ), Actor, Director and Producer
Tenison Woods, Mary Cecil (1893 - 1971), Lawyer
Thompson, Freda (1906 - 1980), Aviator
Thornton, Merle (1930 - ), Academic, Feminist and Author
Tomasetti, Glenys Ann (Glen) (1929 - 2003), Songwriter, Poet and Novelist
Tucker, Margaret Elizabeth (1904 - 1996), Author, Campaigner and Community worker
Vaughan, Grace Sydney (1922 - 1984), Parliamentarian and Social Activist
Verinder, Dulcie Elizabeth, Servicewoman
Wake, Nancy Grace Augusta (1912 - 2011), Servicewoman
Wall, Annie (Winifred) (1900 - 2001), Medical practitioner
Walpole, Susan (1942 - ), Public servant
Warner, Anne Marie (1945 - ), Parliamentarian and Union organiser
Wheeler, Eileen Jessie, Community worker, Local government councillor and Mayor
White, Jessie Ellen, Local government councillor and Shire president
Willey, Mary Lindsay Caroline (1941 - ), Parliamentarian
Wilson, Shirley Cameron (1918 - 2003), Nurse and Servicewoman
Woman Suffrage
Women's Peace Army (1915 - 1919)
Women's Political Association of Victoria (1903 - 1919)
Woodgate, Margaret Rosemary (1935 - ), Parliamentarian
Worsley, Maureen Gertrude Theresa (1937 - 2001), Parliamentarian
Wright, Claudia (1934 - 2005), Journalist, Print Journalist, Radio Journalist and Television Journalist
National Library of Australia Oral History Collection
Adam-Smith, Patricia Jean (Patsy) (1924 - 2001), Author, Historian and Servicewoman
Arnot, Jean Fleming (1903 - 1995), Librarian, Trade unionist and Feminist
Association of Non-English Speaking Background Women of Australia (1987 - 1997)
Bates, Daisy May (1863 - 1951), Anthropologist and Journalist
Bowden, Ros, Broadcaster
BPW Australia (1947 - )
Caldicott, Helen Mary (1938 - ), Medical practitioner and Nuclear disarmament activist
Canberra Women's Liberation Group (1970 - 1976)
Cassab, Judy (1920 - ), Artist
Churcher, Betty (1931 - ), Art educator, Arts administrator and Director
Clark, Hilma Dymphna (1916 - 2000), Linguist and Teacher
Clarke, Jessie (1914 - ), Social worker
Cleland, Rachel (1906 - 2002), Community worker
Country Women's Association of New South Wales (1922 - )
The Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc. (1928 - )
Cox, Eva Maria (1938 - ), Social activist, University teacher and Women's rights activist
Cramer, Mary Therese ( - 1984), Teacher, Charity worker and Community worker
Cruz, Elba (1945 - ), Women's Refuge Worker and Union activist
Curtis-Otter, Margaret Catherine (1910 - 1992), Servicewoman
Davey, Margaret Lurline (1915 - 2010), Biology Teacher, Community worker, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
Dobson, Rosemary de Brissac (1920 - 2012), Editor, Poet and Writer
Dowse, Sara (1938 - ), Feminist, Women's rights activist, Writer and Public servant
Durack, Elizabeth (1915 - 2000), Artist, Writer and Illustrator
Eatock, Pat (1937 - ), Aboriginal activist, Women's rights activist, Public servant, Film maker and Academic
Eddison, Marion Louise Osbaldeston (1885 - 1971), Pioneer farmer
Evatt, Elizabeth Andreas (1933 - ), Judge
Feminist Club of New South Wales (1914 - )
Girl Guides Australia (1926 - )
Greece Born Community of Australia
Hayter, Lorna (1897 - 1989), Agriculturalist, Servicewoman and Public servant
Housewives Association of New South Wales (1918 - )
Jones, Marilyn Fay (1940 - ), Dancer and Teacher
Lahey, Frances Vida (1882 - 1968), Artist
Lê, Marion (1947 - ), Refugee Advocate and Migrant community Advocate
Leighton, Patricia, Environmentalist, Farmer and Teacher
Lyons, Enid Muriel (1897 - 1981), Politician
McKay, Heather Pamela (1941 - ), Squash Coach and Squash player
Militant Women's Movement (c. 1926 - )
Mills, Carol Moya (1942 - ), Academic, Librarian and Historian
Mottee, Matina (1931 - ), Migrant Women's Rights Advocate
MumShirl (c. 1924 - 1998), Community worker
National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (1923 - )
National Council of Jewish Women, New South Wales Section (1923 - )
National Foundation for Australian Women (1989 - )
Norris, Dame Ada May (1901 - 1989), Community worker, Women's rights organiser and Women's rights activist
Oodgeroo Noonuccal (1920 - 1993), Poet, Political activist, Artist and Educator
Osmani, Gyzele (1970 - ), Refugee Advocate and Student
Palu, Lisa, Farmer and Journalist
Paterson, Elizabeth Deans (Betty) (1895 - 1970), Cartoonist, Illustrator and Journalist
Paterson, Esther (1892 - 1971), Artist and Cartoonist
Reading, Fanny (1884 - 1974), Medical practitioner, Women's rights activist and Zionist
Reynolds, Margaret (1941 - ), Parliamentarian and Academic
Rich, Ruby (1888 - 1988), Feminist, Musician and Pacifist
Riddell, Elizabeth (1910 - 1998), Journalist, Poet and Print Journalist
Russell, Roslyn Valda Louise (1948 - ), Historian
Ryan, Edna Minna (1904 - 1997), Feminist, Trade unionist, Activist and Writer
Ryan, Julia (1937 - ), Women's Liberationist and Educator
Ryan, Lyndall (1943 - ), Educator and Feminist
Salce, Mary (1945 - ), Activist, Community worker and Farmer
Scotford, Jessie Margaret (1917 - 2003), Arts administrator, Community worker, Novelist, Women's right activist and Women's rights organiser
Society of Women Writers New South Wales Inc (1925 - )
Stott Despoja, Shirley (1936 - ), Journalist and Print Journalist
Street, Jessie Mary Grey (1889 - 1970), Feminist and Suffragette
Thomas, Faith (1933 - ), Cricketer and Nurse
Union of Australian Women (1950 - )
Wilson, Rebecca (Betty) (1921 - 2010), Cricketer and Sportswoman
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - ACT branch (1982 - )
Women's Royal Australian Naval Service (WRANS) (1941 - 1984)
Wonthaggi Women's Auxiliary (1934 - )
Wright, Mary (1903 - ), Trade unionist and Women's rights activist
National Library of Australia, Manuscript Section
Allan, Stella (1871 - 1962), Community advocate, Journalist, Print Journalist and Women's rights activist
Australian Inland Mission (1912 - )
Franklin, Stella Maria ( Marian) Sarah Miles (1879 - 1954), Writer
Garner, Helen (1942 - ), Journalist, Scriptwriter and Writer
Grover, Jessie (1843 - 1906), Journalist, Print Journalist and Sericulturalist
National Library of Australia, Oral History & Folklore Section
Armstrong, Yvonne (1939 - ), Farmer
Beal, Diana (1945 - ), Academic
Bennett, Jane (1969 - ), Cheesemaker and Dairy Farmer
Bennetts, Rosalie (1940 - ), Farmer, Manager and Office worker
Bishop, Clare (1945 - ), Public Servant
Blumann, Elise Margot Paula Rudolphina Hulda (1897 - 1990), Artist
Bollinger, Marjorie (1942 - ), Farmer
Brenton, Dorothy (1921 - ), Farmer
Cato, Nancy (1917 - 2000), Author, Journalist, Poet and Environmentalist
Coffey, Essie (c. 1940 - 1998), Community worker, Singer, Actor and Film maker
Craik, Wendy (1949 - ), Board member, Chief Executive Officer , Public servant and Scientist
Cullen, Ngingali (1942 - 2012), Aboriginal activist, Community development worker, Health worker and Nurse
Dick, Muriel (1921 - ), Farmer, Social activist and Women's rights activist
Downing, Jean Olive (1923 - ), Businesswoman, Local government councillor, Political candidate and Social worker
Dyer, Val (1949 - ), Community stalwart, Pastoralist and Political candidate
Ebsary, Kaye (1952 - ), Farmer
Follett, Rosemary (1948 - ), Politician and Public servant
Garner, Helen (1942 - ), Journalist, Scriptwriter and Writer
Gilfillan, Anne (1926 - ), Farmer
Guthrie, Gail (1953 - ), Businesswoman and Farmer
Hazell, Belinda, Health and Safety Consultant and Orchardist
Hewett, Lorraine (1946 - ), Farmer
Hodgetts, Maisie (1934 - ), Farmer
Holt, Sue (1940 - ), Farmer
Huynh, Van (1944 - ), Public servant
Kearney, Christine (1943 - ), Farmer, Religious sister and Research officer
Leighton, Patricia, Environmentalist, Farmer and Teacher
Lyons, Carolyn (1944 - ), Farmer
Male, Dorothy (1963 - ), Farmer
Marks, Barbara (1931 - ), Farmer
Martin, Merran (1948 - ), Teacher
McCarthy, Wendy Elizabeth (1941 - ), Businesswoman, Company Director, Educator, Femocrat and Public Speaker
McCue, Helen (1949 - ), Educator, Nurse, Refugee Advocate and Researcher
McMillan, Jennifer (1950 - ), Agriculturalist, Board member, Farmer and Scientist
McShane, Clare (1948 - ), Business woman, Clothing designer and Woolgrower
Mitchell, Ann (1945 - ), Cricketer, Sports Administrator and Sportswoman
Mitchell, Sally (1962 - ), Educator and Farmer
Murphy, Val (1946 - ), Farmer
O'Brien, Clair (1949 - ), Cattle Farmer, Community stalwart, Local government councillor and Pastoralist
O'Connor, Kathleen Laetitia (1876 - 1968), Painter
Palu, Lisa, Farmer and Journalist
Paterson, Ruth (1959 - ), Farmer, Public servant and Social welfare co-ordinator
Phillips, Christine (1963 - ), Academic and Doctor
Plant, Merilyn (1946 - ), Agriculturalist, Farmer and Marketing officer
Price, Esther (1968 - ), Farmer
Reid, Heather, Chief Executive Officer , Sports administrator and Sportswoman
RoadKnight, Margret (1943 - ), Folk singer
Romano, Bruna (1942 - 2009), Barrister and Solicitor
Salce, Mary (1945 - ), Activist, Community worker and Farmer
Salthouse, Sue (1949 - ), Disability activist, Human rights advocate and Teacher
Taperell, Kathleen Joan (1939 - ), Teacher, Public servant and Feminist
Thiele, Deborah (1954 - ), Businesswoman, Consultant, Farmer, Political candidate and Teacher
Tredwell, Robyn (1950 - 2012), Environmentalist, Farmer and Nurse
Turner, Patricia Ann (1952 - ), Aboriginal activist, Feminist and Public servant
Vickers, Bess (1927 - ), Farmer
Williams, Brigitte, Teacher and Activist
Williams, Julie (1955 - ), Author and Farmer
Wood, Marie (1946 - ), Teacher
National Library of Australia, Pictorial Collection
Aston, Matilda Ann (1873 - 1947), Disability Activist, Teacher and Writer
D'Aprano, Zelda Fay (1928 - ), Feminist, Trade unionist, Writer and Dental nurse
Jones, Marilyn Fay (1940 - ), Dancer and Teacher
Praed, Rosa (1851 - 1935), Writer
Save Our Sons Movement (1965 - 1973)
Scotter, Sheila Winifred Gordon (1920 - 2012), Author, Broadcaster and Columnist
Tomasetti, Glenys Ann (Glen) (1929 - 2003), Songwriter, Poet and Novelist
Wedgwood, Camilla Hildegarde (1901 - 1955), Anthropologist and Educator
National Library of Australia, Reading Room
Couchman, Elizabeth May Ramsay (1876 - 1982), Politician
de Berg, Hazel Estelle (1913 - 1984), Historian
Goldstein, Vida (1869 - 1949), Feminist and Suffragist
Isbister, Jean Sinclair (Clair) (1915 - 2008), Paediatrician
John, Cecilia Annie (1877 - 1955), Opera singer, Feminist and Pacifist
Jordan, Ellen Violet (1913 - 1982), Local government councillor, Musician, Parliamentarian and Teacher
Macknight, Ella Annie Noble (1904 - 1997), Aviator, Golfer, Hockey Player, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
National Museum Australia
Hyslop, Dorothy Margaret (1916 - 2011), Embroiderer
Parliament House Embroidery (1988 - )
National Sport Information Centre
Carlton, Melissa (1978 - ), Paralympian, Sports Administrator and Swimmer
Cooper, Priya (1974 - ), Paralympian and Swimmer
Crisp, Jessica (1969 - ), Sailboarder
Di Toro, Daniela (1974 - ), Paralympian and Tennis player
Ferguson, Adair (1955 - ), Commonwealth or Empire Games Gold Medalist and Rower
Honeychurch, Cara, Commonwealth or Empire Games Gold Medalist and Tenpin Bowler
Peris, Nova (1971 - ), Aboriginal activist, Commonwealth or Empire Games Gold Medalist, Hockey Player, Olympian and Track and Field Athlete
Saxby, Kerry (1961 - ), Race walker and Track and Field Athlete
New South Wales College of Nursing
Lions, Agnes Mary (1908 - 1992), Nurse and Unionist
New South Wales State Records
Buckmaster, Dorothy Ethel (1907 - 1999)
Newcastle Region Library
BPW Newcastle Club (1931 - )
Country Women's Association of New South Wales (1922 - )
Noel Butlin Archives Centre
Australian Federation of Medical Women (1927 - )
BPW Australia (1947 - )
BPW Melbourne (1925 - )
BPW Sydney Club (1939 - )
The Business and Professional Women's Club of Canberra (1954 - )
Corbett, Joan Lorna (1952 - ), Academic, Public servant, Teacher and Trade union official
Exley, Thea Melvie (1923 - 2007), Archivist and Art historian
Inglis, Amirah (1926 - ), Author and Political activist
MacGregor, Marjorie (1947 - ), Union officer and Welfare worker
Prichard, Katharine Susannah (1883 - 1969), Journalist and Writer
Sawer, Marian, Academic and Political Scientist
The Noel Butlin Archives Centre, ANU Archives Program
McCready, Georgina (1888 - 1980), Nurse, Nursing administrator and Unionist
Pink, Olive Muriel (1884 - 1975), Anthropologist and Botanical artist
Ryan, Edna Minna (1904 - 1997), Feminist, Trade unionist, Activist and Writer
Tailoresses' Association of Melbourne (1882 - 1907)
Union of Australian Women (1950 - )
Wonthaggi Women's Auxiliary (1934 - )
Wright, Mary (1903 - ), Trade unionist and Women's rights activist
Northern Territory Archives Service, Darwin Branch
Gilruth, Jeannie McLean, Community worker
James, Barbara (1943 - 2003), Journalist and Print Journalist
The National Council of Women in the Northern Territory
Pink, Olive Muriel (1884 - 1975), Anthropologist and Botanical artist
Women's Electoral Lobby (1972 - )
Northern Territory Library, Northern Territory Collection
Woman's Christian Temperance Union of South Australia (1889 - )
Nurses Memorial Centre
Sage, Annie Moriah (1895 - 1969), Nurse

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