Happy young brides on board a ship bound for their new homes in America, Brisbane, September 1945 Several thousand Australian brides left Brisbane and headed to the United States after the war. Most travelled by sea in groups and were unaccompanied by their husbands. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland Neg: 43466
Women applicants waiting for medical tests at Town Hall, Brisbane, 1942. Waiting women have applied for work as tram conductors during World War II. Left to right: Mrs A. C. Cox, Miss R. Higgins, Mrs V. Mann, Mrs E. Holmes. (Description supplied with photograph).