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Jozefa Sobski | Education

Jozefa Sobski | Education

Throughout her professional and voluntary career Jozefa Sobski has vigorously and effectively pioneered the elimination of sex discrimination in the national education system, and led feminist campaigns in education and social policy. Brought up in a migrant hostel,...

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Jan Breckenridge | Education

Jan Breckenridge | Education

Jan Breckenridge has spent her long career concerned with the effects of domestic violence and sexual assault on women and children. Her approach has been via research, in academia, books and publications, and teaching and training. In 1992 she co-authored a book on...

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The Women’s Library | Arts

The Women’s Library | Arts

This award was accepted by Vicki Harding who was instrumental in establishing The Women's Library   The Women’s Library opened its doors in 1994 and is currently located in Brown St Newtown behind Newtown Public Library. The library is an unfunded organisation,...

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Darriea Turley | Government

Darriea Turley | Government

Darriea Turley leads in promoting the role of women in local government and the well-being of women in rural Australia. Born in Broken Hill, grand-daughter of a cameleer, Darriea served as City Councillor for many years, as Deputy Mayor and, since September 2016,...

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Monica Davidson | Media

Monica Davidson | Media

In 2015, Monica Davidson's thesis, Climbing the Celluloid Ladder, raised the issue of gender equality in the flm and  television industry, which had been dormant for years. Many  in the industry believed the issue had been dealt with in the 70s, 80s and 90s, and no...

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