fEMPOWER | Grand Stirrer

fEMPOWER | Grand Stirrer

Formed in 2015 by the Sydney University Women’s Collective, fEMPOWER Workshops present free workshops to public and private high school students, providing them with skills to combat gender stereotypes, domestic violence and patriarchal attitudes. fEMPOWER’s 100...
Pearlie McNeill | Arts

Pearlie McNeill | Arts

For creative feminism Pearlie McNeill has been an enthusiastic feminist activist from the 1970s, particularly as a published writer and teacher. In 1979, with Marie McShea, she set up a small travelling book business. She drove a van of books by women writers up and...
Deborah Brennan | Education

Deborah Brennan | Education

For a special contribution to the education of women and girls The Award was accepted by Ann Brennan on behalf or Deborah Brennan. Over the past 30 years, Deborah Brennan has influenced many social policy advocates, having taught and supervised undergraduate, Masters...
Marilyn Hatton | Leadership

Marilyn Hatton | Leadership

For leading feminist changes in the public sphere Marilyn Hatton has worked for gender equality in the Catholic Church for over 40 years, inspired to activism when Humanae Vitae (1968) denied Catholic women their right to control fertility with contraception. Thus...
Helen L’Orange | Leadership

Helen L’Orange | Leadership

For leading feminist changes in the public sphere Helen L’Orange has demonstrated outstanding feminist leadership during her long careers in NSW and Commonwealth Government Departments, and in volunteering with the Women’s Electoral Lobby (WEL). As head of...
Margot Oliver | Media

Margot Oliver | Media

For consistent promotion of feminist perspectives in the media Margot Oliver first became involved in filmmaking in the early 70s through the Women’s Film Workshop, Sydney Film Makers Coop and Sydney Women’s Film Group. She was involved in making,...
Lee Lewis | Arts

Lee Lewis | Arts

For creative feminism As Artistic Director and CEO of the Griffin Theatre Company, Lee Lewis is celebrated for her enormous influence within the Australian theatre community, in which she is a tireless advocate for ‘colour-blind’ casting and gender equity. Lee...
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