Vale Marie Muir, 1930–2018

Vale Marie Muir, 1930–2018

Marie joined the Board of Jessie Street National Women’s Library as Treasurer in 1995 and remained on the Board until 2014. Her support for the Library dates back to its founding in 1989. She was drawn by the concept and had long admired Jessie Street for her...

Curiosity, scepticism and the desire to uncover the truth

At the 2018 Jessie Street Annual Luncheon, guest speaker and five times Walkley Award winner Kate McClymont mused on the character traits that sustained her in her career as an investigative journalist. An attribute which she did not raise but was noted by Library...
Kate McClymont

Kate McClymont

Topic: The narcissists, the nefarious and the ne’er do wells: tales of an investigative journalist The Annual Luncheon was a great success. Kate was a wonderful, entertaining and informative speaker. Everyone had a great time. Read Kate McClymont’s Address...

Kate Gleeson

With abortion access still regulated by criminal law in parts of Australia, the concerns raised in Dr Kate Gleeson’s November 20, 2014 talk are as immediate now as they were then.
The Hon Dr Meredith Burgmann

The Hon Dr Meredith Burgmann

Topic: Why Aren’t We There Yet? Meredith focused her talk on answering the question: Why Haven’t We Yet Achieved Women’s Rights? She explored some key indicators on domestic violence, sexual assault, housework and abortion as well as unequal pay and the lack of paid...

You are on Aboriginal Land

“The first version of the screen print was a limited edition of 30 copies, hand printed by the artist in 1981 at Redback Graphix, Wollongong. It carried the text ‘Pay The Rent – You Are On Aboriginal Land’, a slogan borrowed from a bumper sticker seen by the artist in...