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12 Jun 1902

Federal suffrage

Who's this

Elizabeth Andrew-Oates

Parliamentarian, Northern Territory Legislative Assembly 1974-77

NEW Women's History Month 2010

Demeter’s Daughters: women’s harvest history

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IWD events

8 March is International Women's Day

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Women's History Month 2009

Parliamentary Women

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About the Australian Women's History Forum

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About Women's History Month

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National History Challenge

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It's Women's History Month - March 2010

Celebrate this year's theme
Demeter's daughters: women's harvest history

The history of food farming in Australia is much more than the record of agricultural production. When the focus is on women, the story starts with Indigenous food harvesting and is still growing . . . Find out more ...

  • Check out this year's featured women - share your interest and expertise.
    We'll add the stories to the gallery here throughout the year
    Participate in our new AWHF blog
  • Tell us about your events. Find out what others are doing. 
    Lunches, launches, displays & exhibitions, talks and readings, market stalls and historic garden trails – many events can be held around Australia during March 2010 to celebrate this theme. Check out the Calendar.

Download our 2010 poster and promote Women's history month

Lu Moo ('Granny Lum Loy'), Northern Territory market gardener (1883-1980)

Poster with portrait of Granny Lum Loy by Karolina Venter 2010
Download now, print on A4 (PDF 1mb)

Portrait by Karolina Venter 2010; poster design by Brendan O'Donnell, Art Direction Creative, Canberra.

Also on Australian Women's History Forum website

Explore Australian women's history

The Australian Women's History Forum is developing this portal to help you find online resources. This portal is intended primarily to be a classroom resource for students and teachers, but it will also interest general users seeking information on women's history in Australia and beyond. You will find stories, images, documents and data.

2009 Theme: Parliamentary Women
See their stories in the  WHM 2009 Gallery.

2008 Theme: Women with a Mission 
See their stories in the WHM 2008 Gallery.