Remarkable Women - Primary Resources

General Resources


Overview & Lesson Plans (77 KB)
The purpose of these activities is to allow students to inquire into the achievements of the ten women featured in the Her Place exhibition. The activities provide an overview of the women, their achievements and backgrounds prior to the students visiting the exhibition.

Scavenger Hunt sheet (115 KB)
Questions to answer as you look through the exhibition.

Post-Visit Reflection (173 KB)
Once you have looked through the exhibit, find a place to sit and answer these questions.

Victorian Curriculum links (162 KB)


Susan Alberti AC

Paola Balla

Pat Bigham AFSM

Maisie Carr (NEE FAWCETT)

Joan Kirner AC

Val Lang AM

Halima Mohamed

Brigitte Muir OAM

Peta Searle

Diane Wright


These great resources were developed by a group of amazing Victorian teachers who make up the Her Place Education Group. They did the work on top of their teaching work and during the Christmas break. Victorian schools are fortunate to have such talent and dedication in their educators.

Briony O'Keeffe, Fitzroy High School ( and Fitzroy High School Feminist Collective founder)

Kylie Oliver, educator and Australian Eduction Union  activist

Ingrid Hildebrand, St Catherines Girls School

Jess Duncan, Derrimut Primary School

Lola Jennings-Edquist, East Reservoir Primary School

The Australian Education Union is proud of its' dedicated women members - Briony, Kylie, Jess and Lola.

We thank them all,

Her Place Board Member, Barb Jennings

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