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  1. 23-02-2024 Kilderry, Bridget (1831–?)
  2. 22-02-2024 Howard, Jenny (1902–1996) comedian, actress and singer
  3. 21-02-2024 Meeuwissen, Susan Elizabeth (Sue) (1962–2000) anti-smoking activist and disability rights campaigner
  4. 19-02-2024 Holdsworth, Elizabeth Tabitha (Betty) (1904–1980) community activist
  5. 16-02-2024 Power, Margaret Elizabeth D’Arcy (1941–2024) feminist and economist
  6. 16-02-2024 Hills, Doris (Dot) (1901–1978) political activist
  7. 16-02-2024 Lorimer, Ivy Jessie (1871–1919) community activist
  8. 15-02-2024 Clark, Mavis Thorpe (1909–1999) author
  9. 15-02-2024 Jackson, Alice Elizabeth (1877–1946) community worker
  10. 13-02-2024 Higgins, Ruth Attwell (1893–1984) school teacher
  11. 13-02-2024 Healy, Leah (1915–2000) Communist Party State secretary
  12. 12-02-2024 Hogarth, Alice Annie (1885–1961) political activist
  13. 12-02-2024 Hill, Frances Martha (1863–1955) elocutionist and women’s activist
  14. 09-02-2024 Auld, Elizabeth (Lizzie) (1901–1998) journalist
  15. 09-02-2024 McLagan, Mary (1888–1971) Labor activist
  16. 07-02-2024 Paton, Joan Burton (1916–2000) ornithologist, biochemist, educator and conservationist
  17. 06-02-2024 Read (Lady Humphreys), Peggy Elizabeth Roberta (1913–2000) veterinary surgeon
  18. 05-02-2024 O'Donoghue, Lowitja (1932–2024) nurse and Aboriginal rights leader
  19. 01-02-2024 McNamara, Barbara Willard (1913–2000) writer
  20. 01-02-2024 Langley, Doreen Moira (1920–1998) nutritionist, educationist, and editor
  21. 01-02-2024 Squire, Eileen Violet (1903–1949) teacher, homemaker and charity worker
  22. 31-01-2024 McNamara, Clarice (1901–1990) educationist
  23. 30-01-2024 Johnston, Elizabeth (Liz) (1920–2002) lawyer and community activist
  24. 29-01-2024 Black, Janet Nicol (1822–1903) newspaper owner and editor
  25. 23-01-2024 Valadian, Margaret (1936–2023) Indigenous rights and education reformer
  26. 22-01-2024 Hotson, Kathleen (1887–1973) school teacher and socialist
  27. 19-01-2024 Chin, Sue Wah (1901–2000) businesswoman and matriarch
  28. 17-01-2024 Lawson, Beverley Ann (Bev) (1940–1998) police officer
  29. 17-01-2024 Grant, Grace Myrtle (1898–1969) trade union organiser
  30. 17-01-2024 Hall, Lily Victoria (Lil) (1894–1967) rubber worker
  31. 16-01-2024 Hurley, Margaret Agnes (1860–1940)
  32. 15-01-2024 Minahan, Mona Augustine (1897–1996) barmaid and entrepreneur
  33. 12-01-2024 Howells, Esther Jane (1860–1924)
  34. 12-01-2024 Fenton, Mary (1827–1911)
  35. 11-01-2024 Horsington, Mavis Mary (1911–1922) child
  36. 11-01-2024 Horsington, Rosalie Stephanie (1882–1946)
  37. 10-01-2024 Croft, Hannah (1852–1854) infant
  38. 10-01-2024 Walters, Maria (1819–1880)
  39. 10-01-2024 Crofts, Mary (1793–1841) convict
  40. 09-01-2024 Hook, Anne Norah (1898–1947)
  41. 09-01-2024 Hook, Nellie Alice (1890–1969) Labor activist
  42. 09-01-2024 Holmes, Mary Bridget (Molly) (1904–1989) clerk and community activist
  43. 09-01-2024 Holloway, Alice Isabelle (1901–1961) community activist
  44. 08-01-2024 Hornibrook, Florence Mary (1899–1973) schoolteacher
  45. 04-01-2024 Hewett, Dorothy Coade (1923–2002) writer
  46. 02-01-2024 McMahon, Jennifer Anne (Jenny) (1956–2023) artist, teacher and philosopher
  47. 02-01-2024 Jobling, Doris May (1938–2006) teacher and environmental activist
  48. 22-12-2023 Heaven, Lynda Agnes (1902–1987) politician
  49. 20-12-2023 Green, Margaret Jane (1870–1944) charity worker
  50. 20-12-2023 Green, Margaret (1865–1918) charity worker
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