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She's Game: Women Making Australian Sporting History, The Australian Women's Register (c. 1860 - )

From
c. 1860
Occupations
ANZSRC
Website
http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/sg/sport-home.html
Location
Escholarship Research Centre Level 2, Thomas Cherry Building The University of Melbourne Parkville, VIC 3010

Summary

She's Game: Women Making Australian Sporting History contains data about the achievements of Australian women who have contributed to Australian sporting life and culture. Short historical notes, detailing the experiences of Athletes, coaches, administrators, journalists and volunteers of over 100 women, teams and organisations have been entered into a searchable database. Some contain links to further bibliographical and archival resources. Longer essays based on original research have been prepared about a selection of women and organisations.

The project was funded in 2006-2007 by the Australian Government through the Women's Leadership and Development Programme.

The following data is available: short essays about women, teams and organisations; alphabetical lists of athletes, organisations, coaches and administrators; alphabetical lists of women and organisations by sporting activity; alphabetical lists of archival and published resources; alphabetical lists of Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallists.

Dr Nicola Henningham was principal researcher for the She's Game project. Other researchers included Joanne Evans, Helen Morgan and Ailie Smith.

Details

Events

2006 - 2007
Research Undertaken

Sources used to compile this entry: She's Game is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia License. Rights to images used in the exhibition vary. Please contact the Australian Women's Archives Project for details: http://www.womenaustralia.info/contact.html.

Nikki Henningham

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National Foundation for Australian Women The University of Melbourne, eScholarship Research Centre

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