Media

As the vision for Her Place Women's Museum develops, and with each exhibition featuring unsung heroines from Australia's past and present, there is growing interest and support from the media.

Below is a list of news stories, profiles, media releases, radio interviews and other resources about Her Place Women's Museum.

General Interest

Water nymphs aside, where are all the women hiding? 

Fiona Richardson MP, Victorian Minister for Women, The Age (7 March 2017)

 

Her Place receives funds (no link available)

INSITE Magazine, Museums Australia Victoria (February – April 2017)

 

Why Australia needs a museum for women

Miki Perkins, The Age (12 January 2017)

 

Victoria leads on Gender Equality

Fiona Richardson MP, Victoria State Government Media Release (5 December 2016)

 

Melbourne is getting Australia's first women's museum

Rose J, Time Out Melbourne (13 May 2016)

 

Welcome to the Museum of Australian Women's History

Natalie Kon-yu, The Conversation (8 March 2013)

Women of the Land / Melbourne Museum / 13 October – 26 November 2017

Interview with Pat Bigham (no link available)

Yarra Valley FM (9 November 2017)

 

Dja Dja Wurrung elder Aunty Fay Carter recognised in Women of the Land exhibition

Natalie Croxon, Bendigo Advertiser (2 November 2017)

 

Stories heard

Shepparton News (26 October 2017)

 

Women of the land

The Miner (25 October 2017)

 

Invisible farmers reveal their lives

Includes interview with Aunty Fay Carter

Michael McKenzie, ABC Life Matters Radio (19 October 2017)

 

Miranda: Women of the Land exhibition opens at Melbourne Museum

Genevieve Barlow, The Weekly Times (18 October 2017)

 

Interview with Sally Jones, second generation Farmer, Catherine Forge, Curator, Women on the Land project, and Val Lang, Farmer (no link available)

Bern Young, ABC Gold Coast (17 October 2017)

 

Women of the Land: gaining a voice – women of influence

Carolyn McDowall, The Cuture Concept (15 October 2017)

 

Museum exhibition puts role of female farmers in the spotlight

Clint Jasper, ABC Rural (13 October 2017)      

 

Women farmers recognised in new exhibition

Jess Davis, ABC PM (13 October 2017)

 

Interview with Mary Stuart, Chair, Her Place Women's Museum Australia and Aunty Fay Carter, Leader and Elder, Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Wurrung (no link available)

Fiona Parker, ABC Central Victoria, Bendigo (12 October 2017)

Her Place: Women of Influence / The Warehouse, Clunes / 13 August – 3 September 2017

Extraordinary women find their place in new exhibition

Lachy Steed, The Maryborough Advertiser (18 August 2017)

 

High-achieving Victorian women are in front of the lens in a new exhibition

Michelle Smith, The Courier (14 August 2017)

 

Trentham doctor featured in Her Place: Women of Influence Exhibition

Rochelle Kirkham, The Advocate (9 August 2017)

Her Place: Remarkable Women / Colac Otway Performing Arts and Cultural Centre / 24 May – 18 June 2017

Interview with Mary Stuart

3CS (13 June 2017)

 

Interview with Pat Bigham

3CS (6 June 2017)

 

Interview with Brigitte Muir 

ABC Breakfast, South West Victoria (26 May 2017)

 

Interview with Diane Wright

WIN TV News, Ballarat Victoria (23 May 2017)

 

Interview with Natalie Kon-yu

Dave Lennon, Breakfast, ABC Breakfast, Western Victoria (23 May 2017)

 

From adventurers to agrigultural pioneers: Her Place: Remarkable Women exhibition has it all

Carmel Shute, Winchelsea Star, Vol.40 Ed.19 P.3 (23 May 2017)

 

Interview with Brigitte Muir

Steve Martin, ABC Breakfast, Ballarat (22 May 2017)

Her Place: Women in the West / Victoria University at MetroWest, Footscray / 7-31 March 2017

MY PLACE: Paola Balla

Benjamin Millar, Star Weekly (16 March 2017)

 

Sport leaders push for further cultural changes for women – Featuring Susan Alberti

Stephanie Corsetti, ABC News, The World Today (10 March 2017)

 

Paola Balla discusses the Women in the West Exhibition for International Women's Day on 3RRR

3RRR Parallel Lines (7 March 2017)

 

Women in the West Exhibition honouring women and inspiring girls in Australia

Australian Women Online (6 March 2017)

 

AFL Coach inducted into Honour Roll of Women 

Caroline Schelle, Maribyrnong Leader (7 March 2017)

 

Melba Marginson talks to Sonya Souter about Women of the West exhibition 

Sonya Souter, Joy FM, Broad (7 March 2017)

 

Pioneering women in footy coach Peta Searle makes Victorian honour roll for women

Wendy Tuohy, Herald Sun (7 March 2017)

 

First female AFL coach Peta Searle honoured in this year's Her Place: Women in the West exhibition

ABC Online (6 March 2017)