Library

The Women’s Museum of Australia has a reference library of books, video, and audio cassettes relating to Australian women’s history.  For access, please contact the curator at curator@pioneerwomen.com.au.




  • Aunts Up The Cross (1965)

    Author: Robin. Dalton

    Published: in 1965 by Penguin Books

    Format: Book

  • Australia Felix: The Fortunes Of Richard Mahoney (1962)

    Author: Henry Handel. Richardson

    Published: in 1962 by The Norton Library

    Format: Book

  • Australia For Women : Travel And Culture (1994)

    Author: Susan. Hawthorne (Ed)

    Published: in 1994 by Spinifex Press

    Dewey No.: 919.404

    Subject: Women. Women travelers. Guidebooks. Description and travel. Australia. Social life and customs.

    Format: Book

  • Australia From A Woman's Point Of View (1981)

    Author: Jessie. Ackerman

    Published: in 1981 by Cassell Australia

    Dewey No.: 994.032

    Subject: Women. Feminist viewpoints. Early works. 19th century. Social conditions 1891-1901. Social life and customs. Description and travel.

    Format: Book

  • Australia On The Hoof (2007)

    Author: Liz. Martin

    Published: in 2007 by Liz Martin

    Subject: Road Heritage No 4 in series

    Format: Book

  • Australia Remembers: Yandina Women Remember (1995)

    Author: Audienne. Blyth (Ed)

    Published: in 1995 by A. Blyth

    Dewey No.: 940.531

    Subject: Pacific Area. Aerial operations. Personal narratives, Australian. Women in war. History. War work. Women in war -- Queensland -- Yandina -- History -- 20th century.

    Format: Book

  • Australia: A Criminal Justice System Weighted Against Aboriginal People

    Author: . Amnesty International

    Format: Book

  • Australia's Daughters: Woman And Society (1978)

    Author: Rosemary. Auchmuty

    Published: in 1978 by Methuen

    Dewey No.: 301.41

    Subject: Women- Australia - History, women's rights

    Format: Book

  • Australia's First Lady: The Story Of Elizabeth Macarthur (1991)

    Author: Lennard. Bickel

    Published: in 1991 by Allen & Unwin

    Dewey No.: 994.402

    Subject: Macarthur, Elizabeth, 1766-1850. Women Animal breeding. Sheep History. Frontier and pioneer life. Macarthur, Elizabeth 1766-1850. New South Wales History Women pioneers Australia. Biography

    Format: Book

  • Australia's Founding Mothers (1978)

    Author: Helen. Heney

    Published: in 1978 by Thomas Nelson Australia Ltd

    Dewey No.: 301.4120994

    Subject: Australian women's history; 1787-1822, convicts, emancipation,morals

    Format: Book

  • Australia's Northern Capital: A Short History Of Darwin (2005)

    Author: David. Carment

    Published: in 2005 by Historical Society of the Northern Territory

    Dewey No.: 994.295

    Subject: This book explorer the origins and evolution of Darwin, Australia's only tropical capital city

    Format: Book

  • Australia's Oral History Collections: A National Directory (1992)

    Author: Martin (Ed). Woods

    Published: in 1992 by National Library of Australia

    Dewey No.: 016.9072

    Subject: Oral history, genealogy, public records

    Format: Book

  • Australia's Quilts: A Directory Of Patchwork Treasures (1999)

    Author: Jenny. Manning

    Published: in 1999 by A Q D Press

    Subject: quilting

    Format: Book

  • Australia's Road Transport Heritage (1995)

    Author: Liz. Martin

    Published: in 1995 by Liz Martin

    Subject: road transport

    Format: Book

  • Australia's Road Transport Heritage Collection- Australia On The Hoof No4 (2007)

    Author: Liz. Martin

    Published: in 2007 by Liz Martin

    Dewey No.: 388MAR

    Subject: Bullocks, horses, camels, and donkeys transport in early days

    Format: Book

  • Australia's Road Transport Heritage Collection- Women At The Wheel N0 8 (2007)

    Author: Liz. Martin

    Published: in 2007 by Liz Martin

  • Australia's Road Transport Heritage Collection.-Australian Transport In The War Years No11 (2007)

    Author: Liz. Martin

    Published: in 2007 by Liz Martin

    Dewey No.: 388MAR

    Subject: Transport in the War year, roads

    Format: Book

  • Australia's Road Transport Heritage-Collection. 1932 A.e.c. Government Roadtrain No10 (1995)

    Author: Liz. Martin

    Published: in 1995 by Liz Martin

    Dewey No.: 388.MAR

    Subject: Freight transport. Roads. Heavy vehicle. History. Australia.Haulage.

    Format: Book

  • Australia's Yesterdays: A Look At Our Recent Past (1974)

    Author: Cyril. Pearl

    Published: in 1974 by Readers Digest Services Pty Ltd

    Dewey No.: 994​.04

    Subject: Social conditions; 1900-1970; Pictorial works. Social life and customs Social conditions 20th century. Biography. Australia Civilization.

    Format: Book

  • Australian Aboriginal Decorative Art (1974)

    Author: Frederick. Mccarthy

    Published: in 1974 by Trustees of the Australian Museum

    Dewey No.: 709.011

    Subject: Traditional Aboriginal artistic designs based on mythology and ritual engraved or painted on boomerangs, spears, shields, bark, articles of personal adornment and ceremonial objects from regions of Australia.

    Format: Book

  • Australian Aborigines (1974)

    Author: A P. Elkin

    Published: in 1974 by Angus & Robertson

    Dewey No.: 301.2

    Subject: Aborigines, Australia - Culture

    Format: Book

  • Australian Colonial Medicine (1979)

    Author: Jennifer. Hagger

    Published: in 1979 by Rigby

    Subject: Medicine-Australia-History

    Format: Book

  • Australian Directory Of Corporate Community Involvement (2003)

    Author: Louise. Arkles (Ed)

    Published: in 2003 by Philanthropy Australia Inc.

    Dewey No.: 001.440

    Subject: Philanthropy. Corporate sponsorship. Australia. Directories. Charitable uses, trusts and foundations

    Format: Book

  • Australian Enquiry Book (1985)

    Author: Lance Mrs. Rawson

    Published: in 1985 by Kangroo Press

    Subject: Household & general information

    Format: Book

  • Australian Film, 1900-1977 : A Guide To Feature Film Production (1998)

    Author: Andrew. Pike

    Published: in 1998 by Oxford University Press

    Dewey No.: 791.430

    Subject: Motion pictures. Australia. Plots, themes, etc. Motion pictures. Catalogs. Motion pictures. History.

    Format: Book