Born 27 August 1846, Died 7 July 1896
Also known as: née Hofmeyer, Augusta
“Mrs Inspector Zadow”, South Australia’s first and the nation’s second woman Inspector of Factories was appointed in 1895, having to share an office, amongst…
Born 19 May 1942
Carla Zampatti is a prominent Australian fashion designer who was the first woman appointed as Chairperson of SBS television in 1999.
1965 — Produced her first collection.…
Australia’s first woman to become a Merchant Marine Engineer (1994).
To become a Merchant Marine Engineer requires a recognised qualification, qualifying sea-time and…
Born 18/4/1918, Died 21/11/2001
Also known as: née Anderson
Officer of the Order of the British Empire for service to women and community in South Australia.
1947 – 50 — Secretary Law Society of South Australia.1949 – 51 — President, Women…
Born 10 October 1926, Died 15 September 2007
Also known as: née Zigenbine, Edna Jessop
Edna was Australia’s first female boss drover. She began working full-time as a drover at the age of 14 and was droving with her family across the Northern Territory on the…
Born 28/1/1941, Died 17/7/2004
Also known as: née Cullen-Ward, Roo, Queen Susan, Crown Princess Susan of Albania
First Australian woman to be queen of a country (Albania) — H.M. The Queen (in exile)
Through her mother, she is 22nd in line of descent from King Edward I of England and is…