Pages with this tag: women's issues

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Anne Drysdale and Caroline Newcomb were remarkable women for their time as they were both landholders and pastoralists.
Women were ready to serve and suffer in the cause of winning the war.
Separated by 20,000 kilometres, Australians at home were encouraged to support the troops in any way they could.
Men outnumbered women six to one on the goldfields and harsh conditions took their toll on the female population.
Female convicts and free settlers were a small but important part of Port Phillip's development.
It's no surprise that wild Ellen Kelly was the mother of Australia's most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
In Victoria, it's taken over 100 years for equality of the sexes to be legally realised.
World War II was an opportunity for Australian women to take a step outside of the domestic sphere.
A key figure in the campaign for Equal Pay for women was Zelda D'Aprano, a working-class crusader prepared to take action.
Victorian women's political rights didn't come without a struggle. Leading the battle was a woman called Vida Goldstein.