Collection

Women's Museum of Australia Research Library

You’ll be amazed at the sto­ries we hold…

The Wom­en’s Muse­um of Aus­tralia has a ref­er­ence library of books, videos and audio cas­settes relat­ing to Aus­tralian wom­en’s history. 

We wel­come research projects and encour­age research proposals.

For access, please con­tact the cura­tor at curator@​pioneerwomen.​com.​au for an appointment.

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  • Gender at Work (1983)

    Author: Ann & Rosemary Game & Pringle

    Published: in 1983 by George Allen & Unwin

    Dewey No.: 331.4133

    Subject: Women-Employment-Australia, Social Employment

    Format: Book

  • Getting Even: Women in Australian Politics - VHS 91

    Author:

    Subject: 2nd part of Sisters in Arms Nurses; women in politics 1900-1997; Politics/ Medical

    Format: VHS

  • Getting Things Done (1986)

    Author: Country Women's Association of Australia

    Published: in 1986 by CWA

    Dewey No.: 360

    Subject: CWA

    Format: Book

  • Giving Voice to Silence: Uncovering Bertha Strehlow's Voice Through Poetry (2016)

    Author: Leni Shilton

    Published: in 2016 by Southern Cross University

    Dewey No.: 828.2

    Subject: The thesis establishes links between the ways Indigenous and non-Indigenous women have been silenced and oppressed within the Australian context. Interaction between Bertha Streholow and Aboriginal women especially when travelling through the desert Poetry. Central Australia. Aboriginal beliefs. Australian history. Strehlow, Betha., 1911-1984. verse novel.

    Format: Book

  • Giving Voice: Speaking Up For Women Silenced By Our Society (2005)

    Author: Anne Summers

    Published: in 2005 by NT Govt. Office Of Women's Policy

    Dewey No.: 362.83

    Subject: 14th Annual Alicia Johnson Lecture; Lecture

    Format: Book

  • Glittering Surfaces: A Life of Maie Casey (1997)

    Author: Diane Langmore

    Published: in 1997 by Allen & Unwin

    Dewey No.: 994.04

    Subject: Women painters. Women painters. Politicians' spouses. Women authors. Biography. Diplomats' spouses Australia. Members spouses Governor General Diplomatic service, literature Australian painting Biography History, Maie Casey, Lady

    Format: Book

  • Glorious Age: Growing Old Graciously (1993)

    Author: Jocelynne Scutt

    Published: in 1993 by Artemis

    Dewey No.: 305260922 94

    Subject: Bio Women Australia; Social-aging

    Format: Book

  • God's Callgirl: One Woman's Life Journey from Convent to Sex Worker (2004)

    Author: Carla Van Raay

    Published: in 2004 by Harper-Collins

    Dewey No.: 306742092

    Subject: A/B Raay,Carla van 2/Prostitutes - Victoria - Melbourne Social /convent to callgirl

    Format: Book

  • Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women (1985)

    Author: Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D.

    Published: in 1985 by Harper & Row

    Dewey No.: 305 4

    Subject: Women; Psychology etc.; Social/psychology

    Format: Book

  • Gold Beyond Your Dreams: The Heather Turland Story of Winning Life's Marathon

    Author: Heather & Lowell Turland & Tarling

    Published: by Information Australia

    Subject: Heather Turland, 1960 - ; Commonwealth Games (16th:1998:Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia); Women runners-Australia

  • Gold Beyond Your Dreams:the Heather Turland story of winning life's marathon

    Author: Heather & Lowell Turland & Tarling

    Published: by Information Australia

    Dewey No.: B 796.42

    Subject: Bio. Turland,Heather,1960 - ;Commonwealth Games (16th:1998:Kuala Lumpur Malaysia);Women Runners-Australia SPORT

    Format: Book

  • Gold Medal Girl: The Confessions of an Olympic Champion (1965)

    Author: Dawn & Harry Fraser with Gordon

    Published: in 1965 by Nicholas Kaye Ltd

    Dewey No.: 797.2

    Subject: BIO Dawn Fraser; video 31/32; Sport /swimmming

    Format: Book

  • Golden Girl: An Autobiography of Betty Cuthbert (2000)

    Author: Betty Cuthbert

    Published: in 2000 by Strand Publishers

    Subject: A/B Betty Cuthbert; Sport Athletics

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 1) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Dewey No.: 746

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 10) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Dewey No.: 746

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 11) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 12) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 13) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 14) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 15) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Dewey No.: 746

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 16) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 17) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 18) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 2) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Dewey No.: 746

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 3) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Dewey No.: 746

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book