- 12 August 1943
Yorketown, South Australia, Australia
- 26 September 2010
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
- Feminist and Librarian
- Alternative Names
- Bibi (nickname)
- Gunton, Elizabeth (Birth name)
Elizabeth Bilney was a founding member of the Women's Electoral Lobby in the Australian Capital Territory during the mid-1970s and took a lead in the campaign for working mothers' access to childcare. She made a significant contribution to the acceptance of the right of children to good care and the responsibility of government to support this in Australia.
Elizabeth also edited and managed the publication of The Heritage of Australia (1981) for Macmillan of Australia in association with the Australian Heritage Commission; she established the journalHeritage Australia for the Australian Council of National Trusts, and was publishing co-ordinator for the National Gallery of Australia, and publications manager for the National Library of Australia.