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EDNAS in the news

The EDNA awards have received widespread media coverage over the past two decades.

Read some of the stories below about the recipients. 

2023 Winner of feminist 'Grand Stirrer' Award announced

Winner of feminist 'Grand Stirrer' Award announced

Sarah Macdonald spoke to Beverly Baker, Chair of the Older Women’s Network, as she named Sam Mostyn the 2023 winner. 

ABC Radio Sydney, Broadcast Thu 16 Nov 2023

Article headline: These uni students are holding feminist workshops in Sydney high schools

These uni students are holding feminist workshops in Sydney high schools

fEMPOWER, the 2018 EDNA Grand Stirrers run workshops on feminism for high school students

By Anna Hush and Subeta Vimalarajah, The Sydney Morning Herald, Daily Life

Article headline: Leonie McGuire accepts Edna Ryan Award for her work in domestic violence

Leonie McGuire accepts Edna Ryan Award for her work in domestic violence

Leonie McGuire awarded for her work in domestic violence in 2018

By Peter Daniels, Manning River Times

Article headline: Jude Finch's work in Timor recognised

Jude Finch's work in Timor recognised

Jude Finch wins 2017 EDNA award for her work with women in Timor Leste

Blue Mountains Gazette

Article headline: Sue Salthouse remembered as a visionary leader with Women with Disabilities ACT and much more

Sue Salthouse remembered as a visionary leader with Women with Disabilities ACT and much more

Vale Disability Rights advocate Sue Salthouse, an Edna Ryan Award winner in 2010 for her outstanding contribution to feminist community activism

Christina Ryan and Carolyn Frohmader, The Canberra Times

Archive

MIND THE GAP: A CENTURY ON, WOMEN STILL FIGHT FOR EQUALITY

Adele Horin, Sydney Morning Herald, March 5, 2011

SOME LIGHT THANKS TO EDNA AND CO.

Adele Horin, Sydney Morning Herald, 3 June 2006

COMMEMORATING OUR DEAR DEPARTED EQUAL PAY ACTIVISTS

Rosemary Webb, Workers Online, 5 March 1999

Edna Ryan, taken at her home at Glebe, at a table with her typewriter.

Who is Edna Ryan?