The Wom­en’s Muse­um of Aus­tralia has a ref­er­ence library of books, video, and audio cas­settes relat­ing to Aus­tralian wom­en’s his­to­ry. For access, please con­tact the cura­tor at curator@​pioneerwomen.​com.​au.

  • Australian Women: Feminist Perspectives (1981)

    Author: Norma. Grieve

    Published: in 1981 by Oxford University Press

    Dewey No.: 305 429 994

    Subject: Australian women, social conditions, women's rights

    Format: Book

  • Australian Women's Weekly 70 Birthday - Vhs 82 (2003)

    Author: .

    Published: in 2003 by ABC This is your life

    Subject: birthday ofAustralian woman's weekly

    Format: VHS

  • Australians At War: Key Dates & Data Since 1901 (1997)

    Author: Richard. Reid,Dr

    Published: in 1997 by C'wealth Dept of Veterans' Affairs

    Dewey No.: 355.0094

    Subject: War

    Format: Book

  • Autoboigraphy Of My Mother (1986)

    Author: Meg. Stewart

    Published: in 1986 by Penguin Books

    Dewey No.: 759.994

    Subject: Coen,Margaret.1913 - ; Women Painters-Australia-Biography

    Format: Book

  • Aviatrix (1981)

    Author: Elinor. Smith

    Published: in 1981 by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc

    Dewey No.: 0629 0294

    Subject: Auto B.

    Format: Book

  • Baked Beans In The Outback & Curry In Kashmir (1999)

    Author: Mary. Taylor

    Published: in 1999 by West Enterprises

    Dewey No.: 919.4

    Subject: Taylor, Mary. Women. Australia. Description and travel.

    Format: Book

  • Barbara Baynton: Between Two Worlds, A Biography (1989)

    Author: Penne. Hackforth-Jones

    Published: in 1989 by Penguin Books

    Dewey No.: 823.2

    Subject: Baynton,Barbara, 1857-1929 ; Biography

    Format: Book

  • Barking Dogs: Stories And Poems For Radio By Central Australian Writers (1995)

    Author: . Various

    Published: in 1995 by Barking Dogs Collective

    Dewey No.: A823

    Subject: Poems for radio by central Australian writers

    Format: Book

  • Barossa Women : A Heart-Warming Family Saga Set In The Barossa Valley (1988)

    Author: Margaret. Stiller

    Published: in 1988 by Tiltili Books

    Dewey No.: 823.3

    Subject: Darwin (N.T.). Fiction. Northern Territory. Barossa Valley (S.A.). Social life and customs

    Format: Book

  • Be Beautiful (1940)

    Author: Jean. Cleland

    Published: in 1940 by Consolidated Press

    Dewey No.: 391

    Subject: self improvement, Beauty Tips

    Format: Book

  • Beating About The Bush (1963)

    Author: Sarah. Mussen

    Published: in 1963 by Jarrolds

    Dewey No.: 919.4

    Subject: autobiography-travels in the southern hemisphere. Description and travel. Australia. New Zealand. Pictorial works.

    Format: Book

  • Becoming A Top Woman Manager (1988)

    Author: Leonie. Still

    Published: in 1988 by Allen & Unwin

    Dewey No.: 658.409

    Subject: Advice for women achieving management status

    Format: Book

  • Beds I Have Slept In And Other Stories (not stated)

    Author: Marjorie. Gook

    Published: in not stated by appears self-published

    Dewey No.: 823

    Subject: Marjorie is the last WW1 veteran widow in the Northern Territory - and at 93 she's got some great stories to tell about her husband's life and her own

    Format: Book

  • Before The White Man (1974)

    Author: J. Peter. White

    Published: in 1974 by Reader's Digest Services

    Dewey No.: 994.004

    Subject: Aboriginal Life in Prehistoric Cultural processes. Social life and customs. Art. Rock art. Technology Tools. Civilization. Aboriginal Australians Antiquities.

    Format: Book

  • Before Their Footsteps Fade Forever (2014)

    Author: Greg And Chris. Darcy

    Published: in 2014 by Forgotten Books

    Dewey No.: 823.8

    Subject: Personal history of ancestors who traveled from Ireland to outback Queensland. A history of social life and customs in the 19th century

    Format: Book

  • Beginnings: The First Decade Of The Northern Territory Women's Advisory Council 1983-1993 (1994)

    Author: Mickey. Dewar

    Published: in 1994 by NT Women's Advisory Council

    Dewey No.: 360

    Subject: NT Women

    Format: Book

  • Behind The Wall: The Women Of The Destitute Asylum Adelaide 1852-1918 (1994)

    Author: Mary. Geyer

    Published: in 1994 by Axiom Publishers

    Dewey No.: 305.569

    Subject: women destitute

    Format: Book

  • Being Australian Women: Belonging, Citizenship And Identity (2000)

    Author: Cheryl. Lange (Ed)

    Published: in 2000 by Univ of WA., Dept of History

    Dewey No.: 305409941

    Subject: Australian Citizens

    Format: Book

  • Beryl Beaurepaire (1999)

    Author: Michael. Mckernan

    Published: in 1999 by Queensland University Press

    Subject: founder national women's council, Politics

    Format: Book

  • Better Than Dancing: The Wandering Years Of A Young Australian, Mary Brennan (1987)

    Author: Elaine. Mckenna

    Published: in 1987 by Greenhouse

    Dewey No.: 920.720

    Subject: Brennan, Mary. Women household employees. Women domestics. Women. World War, 1914-1918 Great Britain. Women household employees. Biography. Social conditions. Australia. Great Britain.

    Format: Book

  • Between The Dances (2015)

    Author: Jacqueline. Dinan

    Published: in 2015 by Jane Curry Publishing

    Dewey No.: 940.530

    Subject: The changes in women's lives brought about by WWII. Women struggled with gender stereotypes in nursing, farmhands, munition workers ad in the defence forces. New opportunities for women and social liberation. Respite from war at weekly dances

    Format: Book

  • Between Two Worlds (1995)

    Author: Rowena. Macdonald

    Published: in 1995 by IAD Press

    Dewey No.: 36270899915

    Subject: Stolen Generation

    Format: Book

  • Beverley Buckingham - King - Vhs 16

    Author: Beverley. Buckingham-King

    Subject: Ist Lady Jockey to be apprentice of the year 1956

    Format: VHS

  • Beyond Blue Hills. The Ternnaboolla Story (1953)

    Author: Gwen. Meredith

    Published: in 1953 by Angus and Robertson

    Dewey No.: 823.9

    Subject: 'Based on that part of the radio serial, Blue Hills, which deals with the outback stations of Ternna-Boolla and Nahweenah

    Format: Book

  • Beyond The Black Stump: Histories Of Outback Australia (2008)

    Author: Alan. Mayne, Edit.

    Published: in 2008 by Wakefield Press

    Dewey No.: 994.2

    Subject: Country life. Central Australia. Frontier and pioneer life. Biography. History

    Format: Book