• Entry type: Research Collection
  • Entry ID: AWE4749

She’s Game: Women Making Australian Sporting History, The Australian Women’s Register

(1860 – )
  • Occupation ANZSRC


She’s Game: Women Making Australian Sporting History contains data about the achievements of Australian women who have contributed to Australian sporting life and culture. Short historical notes, detailing the experiences of Athletes, coaches, administrators, journalists and volunteers of over 100 women, teams and organisations have been entered into a searchable database. Some contain links to further bibliographical and archival resources. Longer essays based on original research have been prepared about a selection of women and organisations.

The project was funded in 2006-2007 by the Australian Government through the Women’s Leadership and Development Programme.

The following data is available: short essays about women, teams and organisations; alphabetical lists of athletes, organisations, coaches and administrators; alphabetical lists of women and organisations by sporting activity; alphabetical lists of archival and published resources; alphabetical lists of Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallists.

Dr Nicola Henningham was principal researcher for the She’s Game project. Other researchers included Joanne Evans, Helen Morgan and Ailie Smith.


  • 2006 - 2007