Womindjeka / wominjeka!

This means welcome in the languages of the Traditional Custodians of the area now called Melbourne. Her Place Women's Museum Australia respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation and pays respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.


We are taking a break!

Her Place is currently closed for in-person visits


When we re-open you can find us in the beautiful National Trust building
210 Clarendon Street East Melbourne 3002

You can enjoy discovering our online exhibitions and virtual tours







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Controlling Choice: Reversing Roe v Wade and the importance of access to Abortion


The dissolution of Roe v Wade in the United States of America has sent waves of outrage and grief across the globe, marking a seismic shift backwards in what should be an inherent human right. The overturning of the 1973 milestone legal case which made abortion a constitutional right in USA, has meant that the decisions of legality and access of abortion now defer to individual states governments. Read the full piece here.


Give Me Shelter – The long-term costs of underproviding public, social and affordable housing.

Housing All Australians launched Give Me Shelter – an economic report into the long-term costs of underproviding public, social and affordable housing. We’re proud to have partnered with Housing All Australians to deliver this study. As an Australian first, Give Me Shelter outlines the long-term economic costs to Australia if we do not house all Australians. Read more here.