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Women Australia

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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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Winifred Mary Curtis (1905–2005)

Winifred Mary Curtis

Dr Winifred Mary Curtis was hung in the National Gallery in a recent exhibition of famous Australian Scientists. There were not many women in the show and none like Dr Curtis: 91 years old and still working in her profession. In September 1995 TV-satellite connection took her image from Hobart, Tasmania to Newcastle, NSW, where, at the ANZAAS Congress, she was awarded the Mueller Medal. Technology has revolutionised communication in her lifetime. When she was a child in post-Victorian London horse-drawn...

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23 December 2019

Biography Footnotes

Biography Footnotes no. 20
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17 April 2019

Biography Footnotes

Biography Footnotes no.19
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15 March 2018

Biography Footnotes

Biography Footnotes no.18
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