• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6165

Torsh, Daniela Antoinette

(1946 – )
  • Born 1 January, 1946
  • Occupation Author, Educator, Feminist, Filmmaker, Journalist, Public servant


Daniela Torsh graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours). She was active in women’s issues at university where she was elected to the Women’s Union.

Daniela has worked as a journalist for The Australian, and as an independent film maker in the 1970s. She was prominent in women’s education policy and acted as consultant for the Commonwealth Schools Commission.

Daniela was the executive officer with the Steering Committee for the Enquiry into social change and the education of women, in addition to the executive producer of the women’s film unit of Film Australia.

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Daniela Torsh, circa 1967-2007 [manuscript]
  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Daniela Torsh, journalist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]

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    • Film