- 22 January 1875
Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
- 1 January 1946
- Academic, Philanthropist, Zoologist and Women's rights activist
Georgina Sweet was Australia's first female Acting Professor (Biology, University of Melbourne, 1916-1917). She was Associate Professor of Zoology at the University of Melbourne from 1920 to 1924. Sweet's research included the zoology of Australian native animals and the parasites infesting Australian stock and native fauna. She was appointed OBE - Officer of The Order of the British Empire (Civil) - 3 June 1935, for services to women's movements.