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Vogue's most inspirational women of 2013 - Quentin Bryce.

One of Vogue's most inspirational women of 2013 - Quentin Bryce, Australia's first female Governor General. (now retired)

Dorothea Mackellar dressed as one of the Graces for Mrs T.H. Kelly's Italian Red Cross Day tableaux at the Palace Theatre, 20 June 1918 / Glen Broughton.  Dorothy MacKellar was a fiction writer and poet. She was the author of My Country, perhaps Australia's most famous poem.    From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au      Find more details about this image http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=440395

Dorothea Mackellar dressed as one of the Graces for Mrs T. Kelly's Italian Red Cross Day tableaux at the Palace Theatre, 20 June 1918 / Glen Broughton. State Library of NSW Collection.

Jessie Street (1889-1970): Australian suffragette, feminist and human rights campaigner.

Jessie Street: Australian suffragette, feminist and human rights campaigner.

Jana Wendt is author of A Matter of Principle.

JANA WENDT (born 9 May Australian television journalist. Wendt was born in Melbourne to Czech parents who emigrated to Australia in and was educated at the University of Melbourne.

Daisy May Bates (1863-1951), by Moore's Studio, 1936

Daisy May Bates by Moore's Studio, She lived in the Australian Outback and was called the White Grandmother by the aboriginal people. She served as friend to them, and recorded volumes of their langauge and dialects.

Margaret Court was an Australian tennis player who dominated women’s competition in the 1960s. She won 66 Grand Slam championships and in 1970 became the second woman (after Maureen Connolly in 1953) to win the Grand Slam of tennis singles: Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the Australian Open, and the French Open titles in the same year.

Australian tennis player who dominated women’s competition in the She won 66 Grand Slam championships, more than any other woman, and in 1970 became the second woman (after.

Henrietta Dugdale, Australian women’s rights and suffrage pioneer. one of the pioneers of Victoria, Australia’s feminist movement

Henrietta Dugdale, Australian women’s rights and suffrage pioneer - Amazing Women In History

Sigrid Thornton

sigrid thornton - when younger, is the perfect match for Alice Campbell, great-granddaughter of Hector and Ness Campbell through their eldest son, John.

Edith Emily Dornwell was the first woman in Australia to graduate with a Science degree, the first woman to graduate from the University of Adelaide and the first person, male or female, to graduate with a science degree from the University of Adelaide in 1885 with first class honours in physics and physiology

Edith Emily Dornwell - the first Australian woman to graduate with a science degree

Female surgeon Doctor Agnes Bennett

Female surgeons battled exclusion to serve in WWI

Bussell Family at Cattle Chosen

Bussell and Molloy Diaries