- Escholarship Research Centre Level 2, Thomas Cherry Building The University of Melbourne Parkville, VIC 3010
Brilliant Ideas and Huge Visions: ABC Radio Australian Rural Women of the Year - 1994-1997 provides information about women across Australia who were recognised as ABC Radio Rural Women of the Year. Between 1994 and 1997, over 150 women were recgonised at a regional, state or national level. The award was an important first step towards getting rural women the public recognition they so thoroughly deserve.
Users can: read stories about selected winners; browse an alphabetical list of all nominees; browse a list of national winners; browse a list of state winners; browse alphabetical lists of selected archival and published resources. All this information is linked to the Australian women's register.
This exhibition is a project of the National Foundation for Australian Women, in collaboration with the University of Melbourne, as part of the Foundation's ongoing initiative, the Australian Women's Archives Project.
Work on this project was generously funded in 2010 by The Fred P Archer Charitable Trust managed by Trust Company Ltd.
The principal researcher for the project was Dr Nikki Henningham. Ailie Smith and Helen Morgan from the ESRC at the University of Melbourne provided technical support.
Sources used to compile this entry: Brilliant Ideas and Huge Visions 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.