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23 February 2013
Joan Child, Labor MP and Speaker of the House of Representatives, takes her seat in chamber of federal Parliament House in Canberra in an undated image from 1987. (Photograph supplied by sitter now in WMA collection)
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN & LEADERSHIP IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY AUSTRALIA. "Child, Gloria Joan, AO".
The Australian Women's Register. "Child, Gloria Joan Liles".
ABC news article. "Political pioneer Joan Child farewelled in Melbourne".
Newspaper article - Herald Sun. "Julia Gillard pays tribute to Joan Child, Australia's first female speaker".
Parliament of Australia. "Part 2: Women members of Australian Parliaments 1921–2013, by time periods". accessed 1 February 2021.