Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives

An exhi­bi­tion cel­e­brat­ing the con­tri­bu­tions of Aus­tralian women in forg­ing path­ways for women and girls to achieve equal­i­ty and excellence.

Julia Gillard, Aus­trali­a’s first woman Prime Min­is­ter (20102013)

Pho­tog­ra­ph­er: Sophie Deane
Image cour­tesy Julia Gillard

Ruby Payne Scott

1912 — 1981

Ruby was a high­ly regard­ed pio­neer in radio-physics and and was Aus­trali­a’s first female radio astronomer. She was a teacher, bush walk­er, moth­er and fierce wom­en’s rights advocate.

Read Her­Sto­ry  here

Lis­ten to Her­Sto­ry here