Tanya Joan Plibersek (1969- ): Australian politician, Member of Parliament for Sydney since 1998, and the Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Deputy Leader of the Labor Party since 2013. She previously served as Minister for Health, Minister for Human Services and Minister for Housing.
Bella Guerin was the first woman to graduate from an Australian university. She received her Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Julia Margaret (Bella) Guerin became a noted Australian feminist, political activist and teacher.
Bessie Guthrie (nee Mitchell) was trained in Design and worked professionally in various design fields from the late 1920s until about 1950. She established Viking Press in 1939. Throughout her life she was a crusader for children’s rights and against the institutional abuse of women. more here: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/guthrie-bessie-jean-thompson-10382