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Catherine was born in Scotland and emigrated to Australia with her family when she was 14. She began writing for The South Australian and had her first novel, Clara Morison: A Tale of South Australia During the Gold Fever, published in 1854. In 1897 she became Australia's first female political candidate.

Catherine was born in Scotland and emigrated to Australia with her family when she was 14. She began writing for The South Australian and had her first novel, Clara Morison: A Tale of South Australia During the Gold Fever, published in 1854. In 1897 she became Australia's first female political candidate.

Elizabeth Kenny. Born in 1886, 'Sister' Kenny began practising as a nurse in 1912 and joined the Army in 1915. She used muscle therapy to successfully treat poliomyelitis and established clinics in Australia and overseas between 1933 and 1940.

Elizabeth Kenny. Born in 1886, 'Sister' Kenny began practising as a nurse in 1912 and joined the Army in 1915. She used muscle therapy to successfully treat poliomyelitis and established clinics in Australia and overseas between 1933 and 1940.

Jessie Street. In 1947 she was appointed as the Australian representative to the newly established United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. She joined the executive of the London Anti-Slavery Society as its Australian representative in 1956. began her early activism on behalf of Aboriginal people began in the 1940s when she was working in the Australian Women's Charter movement. She ensured that advancing the status of Indigenous Australians was a core principle of the Charter.

Jessie Street. In 1947 she was appointed as the Australian representative to the newly established United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. She joined the executive of the London Anti-Slavery Society as its Australian representative in 1956. began her early activism on behalf of Aboriginal people began in the 1940s when she was working in the Australian Women's Charter movement. She ensured that advancing the status of Indigenous Australians was a core principle of the Charter.

Nancy Bird-Walton was the founder of the Australian Women Pilots' Association, which was the starting block for a proud generation of female pilots, who now fly alongside men in Australia's skies.

Nancy Bird-Walton was the founder of the Australian Women Pilots' Association, which was the starting block for a proud generation of female pilots, who now fly alongside men in Australia's skies.

Emily Caroline Creaghe c1883-1942, explored parts of the Northern Territory in 1882-83 with her husband Harry Creaghe; later wrote an account of the hardships they experienced. australianmuseum.net.au

Emily Caroline Creaghe c1883-1942, explored parts of the Northern Territory in 1882-83 with her husband Harry Creaghe; later wrote an account of the hardships they experienced. australianmuseum.net.au

Caroline Chisholm was known as 'the emigrant's friend', having earned the title for her work with poor migrants to Australia in the 1800's. But despite all her work and her fame today, she died poor and forgotten after such an amazing life

Caroline Chisholm was known as 'the emigrant's friend', having earned the title for her work with poor migrants to Australia in the 1800's. But despite all her work and her fame today, she died poor and forgotten after such an amazing life

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