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Amanda Whitley, founder and director of the HerCanberra website
Landmark Women, 15 May 2015
Amanda talks about the importance of family, and her ‘winding career path’ – from running a citrus marketing lobby group – to moderating the Mamamia website and setting up the HerCanberra website.
Joanne Bach and Jonathan Lineen, curators, National Museum of Australia
The Home Front lecture series, 7 May 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at researching and staging this National Museum exhibition. Includes the favourite featured stories from two of the curators.
Felicity Packard, screenwriter and lecturer, University of Canberra
Landmark Women, 17 April 2015
Felicity talks about her personal journey producing the Anzac Girls television series and the many unknown great deeds of women in the Great War.
Heather Reid, chief executive officer of the ACT Football Federation and Canberra United Football Club
Landmark Women, 20 March 2015
Heather talks about the evolution of women’s involvement in soccer, her childhood in the Snowy Mountains and almost 40 years working in sports administration.
Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM, Chief Executive Officer, CARE Australia
Landmark Women, 27 June 2014
Julia discusses her life and work around themes of poverty, aid and development, gender equality and women’s empowerment, and her pursuit of data and evidence as a trained scientist.
Carolyn Forster OAM, Museum Friend and fundraiser
Landmark Women, 28 March 2014
Carolyn Forster talks about her work in the Federal Parliament, and with organisations the Children’s Medical Research Institute, ACT Heritage Festival and Friends of the National Museum of Australia.
Ruth Pearce, former Australian diplomat
Landmark Women, 15 November 2013
Ruth speaks about her diverse and challenging international life as an Australian diplomat that included postings as Australian ambassador to the Solomon Islands, Russia along with accreditation to 12 former Soviet republics, the Philippines and Poland.
Elizabeth Reid AO, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia
Landmark Women, 18 October 2013
Elizabeth is a development practitioner, feminist and academic with a distinguished career in national and international public service and was appointed the world’s first advisor on women’s affairs by the Labor Government of Gough Whitlam in 1973.
Professor Rae Frances, Monash University
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 24 September 2013
Throughout Australia, the women of 1913 were fighting to have their voices heard. Professor Rae Frances tells their story and outlines how women pursued their dreams of equality between the sexes.
Catriona Jackson, Science and Technology Australia
Landmark Women, 19 July 2013
Science and Technology Australia chief executive officer Catriona Jackson speaks about her career in politics, public affairs, tertiary education and journalism, in this Friends of the National Museum series.