In 1915 the NSW Police Department advertised for two female special constable positions. Around 400 women applied, with the successful applicants being Maude Rhodes (an inspector for the State Children Relief Department) and Lillian Armfield (a nurse at Callan Park Mental Hospital). At the time...

Screenshot of video My Handy Kitchen

In this film a woman discusses and demonstrates the features of her up-to-date kitchen.

From the record series NRS 18657 Films [Division of Information and Extension Services, Department of Agriculture] (SR Film...

Focuses on divorce, health, children and family endowment. Includes specific record series and terms for further research as well as 'Care of Children' and the agencies that helped mothers to care for their children and the development of family endowment schemes.

Focuses on industrial relations, employment records and school and training records. Includes specific record series and terms for further research

Focuses on suffrage and citizenship. Includes specific record series and terms for further research. Also includes a partial list of letters to the Colonial Secretary relating to suffrage.