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Women Australia is an initiative of the National Centre of Biography at the Australian National University.

It consists of entries on women published in the NCB's websites, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Obituaries Australia and Labour Australia as well as biographical register entries.

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Melinda Mary (Linda) Davey-Milne (1880–1970)

Melinda Mary (Linda) Davey-Milne

Born, Tasmania. Educated, Tasmania. Daughter of James Rodda Davey, of Cornwall, England. Husband served with the 7th Light Horse as Lieutenant, 1914-1915, being wounded on Gallipoli, and invalided back to Australia in 1916. ACTIVITIES. First Lady Secretary of Returned Soldiers Ladies’ Committee, also on Committee of Women’s National League during latter part of war. In 1915 travelled to England, was through air raids and narrowly missed being torpedoed on the return journey. Again visited...

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11 June 2015

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2 October 2014

Leichhardt map

Check out the ADB's new digital map of Leichhardt's expedition from Moreton Bay to Port Essington in 1844-45
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1 August 2014

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