Australian Women’s History

Special Requirements 

Students may choose an individual woman or group of women. The subject/s must be either Australian born or naturalised. Subject/s must have made a significant historical contribution locally, nationally or internationally. For example the contribution could have been made within the confines of one’s family history or could have been recognised worldwide. Subject/s may be living or deceased. Students need to explain why they think their subject’s contribution is important, basing their opinion on the analysis of evidence found through their research.   Written material, objects, images, film or sound clips and interview transcripts could all be used to support conclusions.
Students may already know of a woman/women of significance, or can find ideas for topic in the following

The Australian Women’s Register (AWAP)
Who’s who of Australian Women
It’s an Honour