portraits of five women

Amazing women in Australian history

Duration: 45 minutes
Virtual excursion
Stage 3

You're invited to meet some of the incredible women to be found in Library collections. 

Here's a sneak peek




Join the discussion about amazing women from history who chose to challenge the status quo and overcame many obstacles to make a significant contribution to society. From government to literature, civil rights to agriculture, this line-up of women has a big story to tell and will, we hope, inspire you too. 

Curriculum outcomes


HT3-1 describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia

HT3-2 describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia

HT3-3 identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society

HT3-5 applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication

Please note

This session, artworks, film and sound clips are protected by copyright and may not be recorded, reproduced or used in any way without the express written consent of the State Library of NSW.

Excursion Summary




45 minutes

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