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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  • Noline (2005)

    Author: Noline Brown

    Published: in 2005 by Allen&Unwin

    Subject: Australian actress /politician

  • North Coast Women: A History to 1939 (1996)

    Author: Baiba Berzins

    Published: in 1996 by Royal Australian Historical Society

    Dewey No.: 305 4099

    Subject: Women; NSW-North Coast etc; SOCIAL NSW COAST

    Format: Book

  • Northern Territory Days (1994)

    Author: Myra Hilgendorf

    Published: in 1994 by Historical Society of the Northern Territory

    Dewey No.: 919.429

    Subject: Experience of travel through northern Australia through letters to family and personal diary

    Format: Book

  • Northern Territory Historical of History Heritage and Archaeology Issue No 26 (2015)

    Author: Clayton Frediricksen Dr. Ed

    Published: in 2015 by Charles Darwin University

    Format: Book

  • Northern Territory Historical Studies (2014)

    Author: Clayton Fredericksen (Editor)

    Published: in 2014 by Historical Society of the Northern Territory

    Dewey No.: 223.439

    Subject: Archaeology, Historic sites, Pioneers, Aboriginal Australians, Northern Territory, Antiquities, Periodicals, Frontier and pioneer life

    Format: Book

  • Northern Territory Historical Studies: A Journal of History, Heritage and Archaeology (2015)

    Author: Clayton Fredericksen

    Published: in 2015 by Historical Society of the Northern Territory

    Dewey No.: 994.290

    Subject: Recollections of war by several authors. Subjects including the story of a Filipino family, visit to Darwin of a Japanese naval vessel, involvement of the United States Navy effort in building infrastructure and the genesis of ABC radio in the N.T. as a result of World War Two.

    Format: Book

  • Northern Territory Historical Studies: A Journal of History, Heritage and Archaeology (2014)

    Author: Clayton Fredericksen

    Published: in 2014 by Historical Society of the Northern Territory

    Dewey No.: 994.290

    Subject: Archaeology. Historic sites. Aboriginal Australians. Antiquities. Frontier and pioneer life. Northern Territory -- History -- Periodicals. Australian

    Format: Book

  • Northern Territory Historical Studies: A Journal of History, Heritage and Archaeology (2014)

    Author: Clayton Fredericksen

    Published: in 2014 by Historical Society of the Northern Territory

    Dewey No.: 994.290

    Subject: Archaeology. Historic sites. Aboriginal Australians. Antiquities. Frontier and pioneer life. Northern Territory -- History -- Periodicals. Australian

    Format: Book

  • Northern Territory Historical Studies: A Journal of History, Heritage and Archaeology (2017)

    Author: Clayton Fredericksen (Editor)

    Published: in 2017 by Historical Society of the Northern Territory

    Dewey No.: 223.439

    Subject: Archaeology, Historic sites, Pioneers, Aboriginal Australians, Northern Territory Antiquities Periodicals, Frontier and pioneer life

    Format: Book

  • Northern Territory Historical Studies: A Journal of History, Heritage and Archaeology (2018)

    Author: Clayton Fredericksen (Editor)

    Published: in 2018 by Historical Society of the Northern Territory

    Dewey No.: 223.439

    Subject: Archaeology, Historic sites, Pioneers, Aboriginal Australians, Northern Territory Antiquities Periodicals, Frontier and pioneer life

    Format: Book

  • Northern Territory Women's Register 1948-1988 (1991)

    Author: Wendy James et al

    Published: in 1991 by NT Women's Advisory Council

    Dewey No.: 305.40922

    Subject: BIO Women; Northern Territory; Social/NT Women

    Format: Book

  • Not For Glory

    Author: Susan Neuhaus

    Published: by Boolarlong Press

    Dewey No.: 355 3450994

    Subject: Australian Army/Medical Women; Military/Female Health specialists

    Format: Book

  • Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland (2015)

    Author: Quentin Bryce

    Published: in 2015 by Brisbane Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

    Dewey No.: 362.829

    Subject: Taskforce social Domestic Violence Prevention. Family violence Government policy Queensland.

    Format: Book

  • Not Quite Ripe (2006)

    Author: Debra Byrne

    Published: in 2006 by Pan Macmillan. Aus.

    Subject: memoir, music, singing, stardom

  • Not the Marrying Kind: Single Women in Australia (1984)

    Author: Robyn & Yvonne Penman & Stolk

    Published: in 1984 by Penguin

    Dewey No.: 305489052

    Subject: Single women; Australia; public opinion; Social/single women

    Format: Book

  • Nothing Like a Dame: Dame Phyllis Frost (2003)

    Author: Bernadette Clohesy

    Published: in 2003 by Thomas C Lothian

    Dewey No.: 303484092

    Subject: bio Social Reformer, Dame Phyllis Frost, humanitarianism, prison reform, Keep Australia Beautiful, social reformer

    Format: Book

  • Nothing Prepared Me (2002)

    Author: Eckford Edna Quilty

    Published: in 2002 by EE Quilty

    Subject: BIO Women Ranchers WA Landsdowne; pioneeer/women ranchers

    Format: Book

  • Nothing to Spare: Reflections of Australian Pioneering Women (1983)

    Author: Jan Carter

    Published: in 1983 by Penguin Books Ltd

    Dewey No.: 305 409941

    Subject: Women-Western Australia-Social Conditions; Social/Pioneering

    Format: Book

  • Notorious Strumpets And Dangerous Girls (1990)

    Author: Phillip Tardif

    Published: in 1990 by Collins/Angus & Robertson

    Dewey No.: 036437409946

    Subject: Convict Women In Van Diemans Land, Convict Women

    Format: Book

  • Nova Peris - VHS 63 (2003)

    Author: Nova Peris

    Published: in 2003 by Enough Rope- Andrew Denton

    Subject: Aboriginal Hockey Roos Player Atlanta Olympics 1996 -Politician; Sports/Politics

    Format: VHS

  • Nova: My Story (2003)

    Author: Nova Peris

    Published: in 2003 by Aust.Broadcasting Corp

    Dewey No.: 796. 355

    Subject: A/B nova Peris, sport/politics

    Format: Book

  • Now Look What You Made Me Do (1998)

    Author: Shirley Venn

    Published: in 1998 by S/P Shirley Venn

    Dewey No.: 929

    Subject: A/B Shirley Venn; Social/overcoming illiteracy

    Format: Book

  • Nurse, Please (1999)

    Author: Jillian Moore (ed)

    Published: in 1999 by Jillian Moore

    Subject: medical /Royal Perth Hospital, Medical/nursing

    Format: Book

  • Nursing in the Red Centre (2003)

    Author: Doris Kubisch

    Published: in 2003 by Eric & Ruth Fiebig

    Dewey No.: 610 73092

    Subject: nursing /red centre, Medical/NT

    Format: Book

  • Nursing Milestones: From the Religious, Nightingale Mythology to Charles Darwin University (2013)

    Author: E.A. (Janie) Mason

    Published: in 2013 by Historical Society of the Northern Territory

    Dewey No.: 610.730

    Subject: Milestones in the caring for the sick in the home to nurses becoming professional carers in the hospital in the late 20th century

    Format: Book