Edna in her own words

Shaping a Nation

Ita Buttrose presents a short video about Edna Ryan’s campaign on equal pay, and how her early life influenced her activism. 

Edna speaks

Listen to Edna in this interview that was recorded for the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection.

This recording is also available on the National Library of Australia website. 

Edna head shot as a young woman

peel back the layers

Read the Australian Women's Register entries on Edna.