The achievements of Australian women have long been overshadowed by the deeds of Australian men. Susanna de Vries has remedied this with her outstanding research, and in this book she details the life stories of thirty-six courageous Australian women who broke down the barriers of prejudice.

From Mary Penfold, co-founder of Penfold Wines; Lillie Goodisson, pioneer of family planning; Eileen Joyce, world-famous pianist; three of our pioneer doctors and two pioneer lawyers who fought against prejudice in the professions to the saintly but feisty Mary MacKillop, who dedicated her life to the poor, the sick and the destitute; Enid Lyons, our first female cabinet minister; to Stella Miles Franklin, one of Australia's most widely acclaimed authors—these women have affected the lives of thousands through their achievements. These are the women that helped to forge the dynamic Australia we know today.The achievements of Australian women have long been overshadowed by the deeds of Australian men. Susanna de Vries has remedied this with her outstanding research, and in this book she details the life stories of thirty-six courageous Australian women who broke down the barriers of prejudice.From Mary Penfold, co-founder of Penfold Wines; Lillie Goodisson, pioneer of family planning; Eileen Joyce, world-famous pianist; three of our pioneer doctors and two pioneer lawyers who fought against prejudice in the professions to the saintly but feisty Mary MacKillop, who dedicated her life to the poor, the sick and the destitute; Enid Lyons, our first female cabinet minister; to Stella Miles Franklin, one of Australia's most widely acclaimed authors—these women have affected the lives of thousands through their achievements. These are the women that helped to forge the dynamic Australia we know today.The achievements of Australian women have long been overshadowed by the deeds of Australian men. Susanna de Vries has remedied this with her outstanding research, and in this book she details the life stories of thirty-six courageous Australian women who broke down the barriers of prejudice.From Mary Penfold, co-founder of Penfold Wines; Lillie Goodisson, pioneer of family planning; Eileen Joyce, world-famous pianist; three of our pioneer doctors and two pioneer lawyers who fought against prejudice in the professions to the saintly but feisty Mary MacKillop, who dedicated her life to the poor, the sick and the destitute; Enid Lyons, our first female cabinet minister; to Stella Miles Franklin, one of Australia's most widely acclaimed authors—these women have affected the lives of thousands through their achievements. These are the women that helped to forge the dynamic Australia we know today.

The Complete Book of Great Australian Women by S. DeVries

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