Her Place Women's Museum, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

Wednesday 29 November and Thursday 30 November 2017
Queen’s Hall, Parliament House, Melbourne
Free exhibition, open to the public from 9am – 5pm


As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, Her Place Women’s Museum Australia has been invited by the Office of The Hon Natalie Hutchins MP to exhibit in Queen’s Hall, Parliament House, Melbourne. The display showcases 8 of the 25 extraordinary women who have been profiled in Her Place Women’s Museum Australia’s exhibitions throughout 2017. Six of these women have been inducted onto the Victorian Honour Roll of Women (VHRW).

This display was supported by the Victorian Government


Pat Bigham AFSM
CFA Volunteer

Aunty Fay Carter
Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Wurrung Senior Elder

The Hon Joan Kirner AC
Former premier of Victoria

Val Lang AM 
Farmer and mentor of women in agriculture

Deborah Lawrie FRAeS Map
Australia's first female commercial airline pilot

Halima Mohamed
Somali community leader

Peta Searle
Assistant Coach, St Kilda Football Club

Gweneth Wisewould
Trentham-based doctor from 1938-1972