Australian feminists

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  1. Cate Blanchett

    Cate Blanchett

    75,223 views
    Actress

  2. Helen Reddy

    Helen Reddy

    43,788 views
    Australian actor

  3. Germaine Greer

    Germaine Greer

    1,967 views
    academic writer

  4. Miles Franklin

    Miles Franklin

    31 views
    Australian, Writer

  5. Sheila Jeffreys

    Sheila Jeffreys

    23 views
    Australian feminist

  6. Emma Miller

    Emma Miller

    18 views
    union organizer, suffragist, founder of Australian Labour Party

  7. Adele Ann Wilby

    Adele Ann Wilby

    14 views
    Sri Lankan rebel

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    Brazilian actor

  9. Eva Cox

    Eva Cox

    9 views
    Australian, Writer

  10. Bella Guerin

    Bella Guerin

    9 views
    Australian, Activist

  11. Lynne Segal

    Lynne Segal

    7 views
    British socialist

  12. Rosi Braidotti

    Rosi Braidotti

    7 views
    Australian feminist

  13. Bessie Rischbieth

    Bessie Rischbieth

    7 views
    Australian feminist and social activist

  14. Anna Couani

    Anna Couani

    6 views
    Contemporary Australian poet and educator

  15. Mary Eliza Fullerton

    Mary Eliza Fullerton

    4 views
    Australian author & feminist, moved to England late in life

  16. Jean Curthoys

    Jean Curthoys

    4 views
    Australian, Philosopher

  17. Muriel Matters

    Muriel Matters

    4 views
    Australian, Actor

  18. Dale Spender

    Dale Spender

    3 views
    Contemporary Australian feminist scholar and teacher

  19. Freda Brown

    Freda Brown

    3 views

    Freda Yetta Brown (9 June 1919 – 2009), born Freda Yetta Lewis in Sydney, was an Australian political activist who was a member of the Communist Party of Australia and later the Socialist Party. She married Bill Brown, a leading Australian Communist, in 1943. She is the only Australian woman to have been awarded a Lenin Peace Prize, which she received in 1977-78. Her daughter, Lee Rhiannon, is an Australian Greens member of the Australian Senate and previously a member of the New South Wales Legislative Council.


  20. Maybanke Anderson

    Maybanke Anderson

    3 views
    Sydney reformer

  21. Beatrice Faust

    Beatrice Faust

    3 views
    Australian author and women's activist

  22. Eva Bacon

    Eva Bacon

    3 views

    Eva Bacon (1909 - 23 July 1994), born Eva Goldner, was a socialist and feminist based in Brisbane, Australia, who was most active between the 1950s and the 1980s. Raised in Austria and a member of several leftist political organisations in her youth, Eva Goldner escaped Nazi occupied Austria in 1939, eventually migrating to Australia. Goldner remained involved in local and international politics and joined the Communist Party of Australia (CPA), marrying fellow member Ted Bacon in 1944. Throughout her career Bacon was an active member of the CPA, and the Union of Australian Women (UAW), where she was heavily involved in International Women's Day campaigns, including attending the 1975 UN World Conference on Women in Mexico celebrating International Women's Year. Bacon was also an active member of the Women's Electoral Lobby (WEL), the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). She was passionate about childcare issues, and through her political work clashed particularly with conservative Queensland Premier Joh Bjelke-Peterson.


  23. Mena Calthorpe

    Mena Calthorpe

    3 views
    Australian, Writer

  24. Millicent Preston-Stanley

    Millicent Preston-Stanley

    3 views
    Australian politician and feminist

  25. Melanie Rodriga

    Melanie Rodriga

    2 views
    Film director

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