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    Vivian Bullwinkel - WWII nurse. The only survivor to be shot at Banka Island in Singapore, only to surrender to the Japanese army again and placed in a POW camp for 3 years. A corageous nurse and a great Australian woman.

    Nancy Bird-Walton was the founder of the Australian Women Pilots' Association, which was the starting block for a proud generation of female pilots, who now fly alongside men in Australia's skies.

    Catherine Hamlin- Australian OBGYN famous for her work with poor, abandoned Ethiopian women suffering from a devastating childbirth injury, obstetric fistula, which often results in stillbirth & is catastrophic for women, rendering them incontinent. These women are young, poor & abandoned. She co-founded the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital with her late husband & pioneered a surgical technique over 40 yrs ago that is still used today. Over 35k patients have benefited from her care which is free.

    January 18, 1977. At Granville, worst train disaster in Australian History. 83 deaths and over 201 injured.

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    1943 - The first women elected to the federal parliament is Dame Enid Lyons. She becomes a member of the House of Representatives for the United Australia Party.

    Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani girl who rose to international fame after the Taliban nearly killed her for her efforts to promote girls’ education, has been formally nominated for the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. Her name was put forward by three members of the Norwegian parliament from the ruling Labor Party. Photo: NHS via EPA

    Nancy Bird 1933 on wheel of Metal Moth VH-VOP belonging to Tommy Petherbridge / Nancy Bird Walton was born in Sydney in 1915. In 1933, at the age of 17, she became the youngest Australian woman to gain a pilot's licence. One year later she obtained her commercial licence. / by unknown photographer by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

    Julia Gillard - 1st Female Prime Minister of Australia

    Sister Elizabeth Kenny. Australian Nurse. Came up with a different treatment for Polio Victims and changed medical history.

    Nancy Wake, who died in London just before her 99th birthday, was a New Zealander brought up in Australia. She became a nurse, a journalist who interviewed Adolf Hitler, a wealthy French socialite, a British agent and a French resistance leader. She led 7,000 guerrilla fighters in battles against the Nazis in the northern Auvergne, just before the D-Day landings in 1944. On one occasion, she strangled an SS sentry with her bare hands.

    Dorothea Mackellar 1885-1968 OBE Australian poet and fiction writer. The author of "My Country" a very famous poem about Australia. The second stanza is the most famous " I love a sunburnt country"

    Hazel: My Mother's Story by Sue Pieters-Hawke

    Linda Burney, the first Aboriginal person to be elected to the NSW parliament and the first Aboriginal Minister

    1974 Darwin Wiped Out

    After decades of struggle and imprisonment, Aung San Suu Kyi won a place in the Burmese lower house when the National League for Democracy took 43 of the 45 available seats in the 1 April byelection.

    Nelson Mandela.

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    All the Kings and Queens of England (with dates!)

    Lionel Logue, age 26. Australian speech therapist responsible for the un-stammering of King George VI. Here he is with his future wife, 21-year-old Myrtle Gruenert. HOW HANDSOME HE WAS