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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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May Brookes (1874–1938)

May Brookes

Miss Brookes (May) Younger daughter of the late William Brookes, of Warwickshire, England, and Catherine Margaret Brookes, of Portadown, North Ireland. Sister of Herbert, Harold and Norman Brookes. Born, Charnwood Crescent, St. Kilda, Melbourne. Educated at Shipley House, South Yarra, Melbourne.

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11 June 2015

Biography Footnotes

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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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