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List of Occupations

A
Aboriginal academic
Aboriginal education manager
Aboriginal heritage consultant
Aboriginal leader
Aboriginal mission or reserve
Aboriginal spokesperson
Aboriginal storyteller
Academic
Academic organisation
Accompanist
Accountant
Accounting machinist
Acquatic performer
Activist
Aboriginal activist
Aboriginal rights activist
Disability activist
Peace activist
Political activist
Social activist
Union activist
Women's rights activist
Women's rights activists
Actor
Adjudicator
Administration assistant
Administrative officer
Administrator
Aboriginal administrator
Health administrator
Medical administrator
Nursing administrator
Advertising practitioner
Advisor
Cultural advisor
Advisory body
Advocate
Community advocate
Human rights advocate
Migrant community advocate
Refugee advocate
Aeronautical Engineer
Aged care worker
Agriculturalist
Air hostess
Air traffic controller
Air Vice Marshal
Alderman
Ambassador
Ambulance Driver
Anaesthetist
Anglican missionary
Animator
Anthropologist
Anti-nuclear campaigner
Anti-Nuclear Group
Anti-nuclear organisation
Antique dealer
ANZSRC
ANZSRC
Arbitration commissioner
Arbitrator
Archaeologist
Architect
Landscape architect
Archivist
Army Nurse
Army officer (former)
Army officer (Reserve)
Arranger
Art collector
Art dealer
Art Director
Art educator
Art therapist
Artist
Aboriginal artist
Botanical artist
Henna artist
Artistic director
Arts administrator
Artwork
Attorney
Attorney General
Audio Engineer
Audiometrist
Australian football club administrator
Australian Rules Football player
Author
Government statutory authority
Authority on children’s literature
Award
B
Bacteriologist
Ballerina
Banker
Barrister
Barrister's clerk
Beauty therapist
Bibliographer
Bi-lingual scholar
Biochemist
Biographer
Biologist
Biology Teacher
Biometrician
Birth control advocate
Bishop
Blacksmith
Board member
Boarding house keeper
Boarding house worker
Book collector
Bookkeeper
Bookseller
Botanical illustrator
Botanist
Boxer
Brewer
Broadcaster
Buddhist leader
Bureaucrat
Burns specialist
Bus driver
Bushranger
Business analyst
Business inspector
Business manager
Business owner
Business woman
Businesswoman
C
Café
Café owner
Café proprietor
Campaign manager
Campaigner
Carer
Caricaturist
Cartoonist
Catholic activist
Catholic lay leader
Cattle Farmer
Celebration
Chairperson
Champion for social equity for Aborigines and for reconciliation
Champion Skier
Charity worker
Cheesemaker
Cheese-maker
Chemist
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer - ethnic community organisation
Chief Judge
Chief Justice
Chief Magistrate
Chief of Staff
Chief Operating Officer
Child and public health researcher
Child welfare advocate
Child welfare advocate.
Childbirth educator
Childcare worker
Children’s welfare services
Children's television activist
Children's writer
China Painter
Choreographer
Church woman
Church worker
Cinematographer
Civil celebrant
Civil engineer
Civil Libertarian
Clerical
Clerk
Sales clerk
Clinical psychologist
Coach
Athletics coach
Australian Rules Football coach
Netball coach
Squash coach
Swimming coach
Columnist
Comedian
Commemoration
Commissioner
Commonwealth or Empire Games gold medalist
Communist
Community activist
Community arts worker
Community development worker
Community Leader
Community organisation
Community organisations
Community stalwart
Community worker
Aboriginal community worker
Company chairman
Compere
Compliance Officer
Composer
Concert pianist
Conductor
Conference organiser
Congregational minister
Conservationist
Consultant
Environmental consultant
Human resources consultant
Management consultant
Travel consultant
Consumer activist
Consumer health activist
Contortionist
Conveyancer
Convict
Cookery teacher
Coroner
Councillor
Legislative councillor
Local government councillor
Counsellor
Christian counsellor
Country Women's Association leader
Creche founder
Criminologist
Critic
Crown Prosecutor
Crown Solicitor
Cultural commentator
Curator
D
Dairy Farmer
Dance advocate
Dance company artistic director
Dance educator
Dancer
Aboriginal tradional dancer
Deaconess
Dean
Defence worker
Delicatessan proprietor
Dentist
Deputy Mayor
Designer
Clothing designer
Costume designer
Fashion designer
Graphic designer
Landscape designer
Developer
Diarist
Dietician
Diplomat
Director
Casting director
Company director
Music director
Research director
Theatrical director
Disability rights activist
Doctor
Documentary film maker
Dog Trainer
Domestic violence campaigner
Domestic worker
Drafting officer
Drama coach
Dressmaker
Drover
E
Early and Ongoing Leader
Early Childhood Educationist
Ecologist
Economist
Editor
Education reformer
Educational association
Educational institution
Educationalist
Educationist
Educator
Nurse educator
Electoral campaign manager
Electoral reformer
Electorate officer
Electrical contractor
Embroiderer
Endocrinolologist
Engineer
Electrical engineer
Entomologist
Entrepreneur
Environmental researcher
Environmentalist
Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
Equal Opportunity practitioner
Equal pay campaigner
Ethnic leader
Ethnic welfare organisation
Ethnographer
Ethnohistorian
Ethnomusicologist
Eugenicist
Evangelist
Event organiser
Executive
Exercise physiologist
Explorer
F
Facilitator
Factory inspector
factory manager
Farmer
Egg farmer
Farmer's wife
Fashion editor
Feminist
Feminist conference
Feminist manifesto
Feminist organisation
Feminist publisher
Feminist lobbyist
Feminist support service
Feminist theologian
Feminist theorist
Femocrat
Film critic
Film director
Film editor
Film maker
Film producer
Film writer
Filmmaker
Finance officer
Financial adviser
First aid trainer
Flight attendant
Florist
Folk singer
Forensic physician
Former British child migrant
Founder
G
Gallery owner
Garden designer
Gardener
Genealogist
General Manager
Geneticist
Geographer
Geologist
Girl Guides' leader
Government agency
Government department
Government medical officer
Government review
Governor
Governor-General
Governor's spouse
Governor's wife
Grazier
Gynaecologist
H
Haematologist
Hairdresser
Headmistress
Health and Safety Consultant
Health consumer activist
Health scientist
Health service
Health worker
Aboriginal health worker
Public health worker
Healthcare worker
Historial collection
Historian
Art historian
Garden historian
Local historian
Social historian
Historical landmark
Historical Theme
Hockey coach
Homemaker
Horse breeder
Horticulturalist
Horticulturist
Hospital
Hospital administrator
Hospital chaplain
Hospital matron
Host
Hotel owner
Hotel worker
Hotelier
Housewife
Human resources manager
Human resources officer
Human rights activist
human rights organisation
Human Rights President
Humanitarian
I
Illustrator
Immunologist
Indexer
Indigenous activist
Indigenous business leader
Indigenous educator
Indigenous historian
Indigenous legal project officer
Indigenous writer
Indigenous youth advocate
Industrial action
Industrial advocate
Industrial officer
Industrial organiser
Industrial relations consultant
In-House Counsel
Inspector of Schools
Inspector State Children’s Department
Interior decorator
Interior designer
International activist
International Arbitrator
Internationalist
Interpreter
Islamic community leader
IT professional
J
Jazz and blues singer
Jeweller
Jewellery Designer
Jewish community leader
Journalism trainer
Journalist
Judge
Judge's associate
Jurist
Justice of the Peace
K
Kayaker
Kindergarten director
Kindergarten Principal
Kindergarten teacher
Kindergarten worker
L
Laboratory assistant
Labour movement activist
Landowner
Landscape gardener
Law clerk
Law reporter
Lawyer
Environmental lawyer
Government lawyer
Human rights lawyer
Legal Aid lawyer
Military lawyer
Lay leader
Lay preacher
Laywoman
Lecturer
Legal academic
Legal advisor
Legal editor
Legal officer
Legal practitioner
Legal Reporter
Legal writer
Liaison officer
Librarian
Library
Library Assistant
Lieutenant-Governor
Lifesaver
Linguist
Aboriginal linguist
Literary critic
Literary mentor
Litigant
Litigator
Lobby group
M
Magazine
Magistrate
Mail agent
Manager
Client service manager
Environmental manager
Office manager
Project manager
Property manager
Shop manager
Managing Director
Marketing officer
Marriage celebrant
Maternal
Mathematician
Matron
Prison matron
Mayor
Mayoress
Mechanical engineer
Media advisor
Media artist
Media executive
Media policy developer
Media presenter
Mediator
Medical practitioner
Meeting place
Metalworker
Methodist lay leader
Microanalyst
Microbiologist
Midwife
Migrant support worker
Migrant welfare organisation
Migrant women's organisations
Migrant women's rights advocate
Migration agent
Milliner
Miner
Mining entrepreneur
Minister
Missionary
Aboriginal missionary
Model
Moderator
Molecular oncology
Moral theologian
Mortgage broker
Mother
Mountaineer
Museum
Music adjudicator
Music critic
Musician
Mycologist
N
Natural resource manager
Natural therapist
Naturalist
Naturopath
Naval officer
Netball umpire
Newspaper Proprietor
Non-violent organisation
Not for profit organisation
Novelist
Nuclear disarmament activist
Nurse
Dental nurse
Mothercraft nurse
Occupational health nurse
Psychiatric nurse
O
Obstetrician
Occupational therapist
Office assistant
Office worker
Olympian
Olympian
Ombudsman
Ophthalmologist
Optometrist
Orchardist
Organisation
Armed services organisation
Arts organisation
Community organisation
Ex-Armed services organisation
Ex-Services organisation
Humanitarian organisation
Membership organisation
Peace organisation
Philanthropic organisation
Political organisation
Public speaking organisation supervisory body
Religious organisation
Services organisation
Social action organisation
Social reform organisation
Social support organisation
Sports organisation
Voluntary organisation
Welfare organisation
Woman suffrage organisation
Women's rights organisation
Ornithologist
Osteopath
P
Pacifist
Paediatric gastroenterologist
Paediatrician
Painter
Palaeontologist
Palynologist
Paralympian
Parliamentarian
Parliamentarian
Parliamentary Counsel
Parole officer
Partner
Pastoralist
Pastoralist wife
Pathologist
Patriotic fund raiser
Patron
Peace Organisation
Peace and social justice organisation
Peak Body
Pentathlete
Pentecostalist leader
Pentecostalist pastor
Performer
Performing Arts Organisation
Permaculturist
Personnel manager
Pharmacist
Pharmacy assistant
Philanthropic administrator
Philanthropist
philosopher
Photo journalist
Photographer
Physician
Physicist
Physiotherapist
Pianist
Pilot
Pioneer
Pioneer farmer
Plant biochemist
Plant biologist
Plant pathologist
Plastic surgeon
Playgroup Movement Activist
Playwright
Poet
Poet
Police commissioner
Police officer
Policewoman
Policy adviser
Policy co-ordinator
Policy-maker
Political adviser
Political advisor
Political and industrial organiser
Political candidate
Political party
Political party organiser
Political scientist
Political staffer
Politician
Postmistress
Potter
Preacher
Premier
Presenter
President
Press secretary
Priest
Prime Minister
Principal
Print journalist
Printer
Printmaker
Prioress
Private hospital owner
Producer
Production designer
Professional association
Professional photographer
Professor
Associate professor
Program manager
Project officer
Projectionist
Property developer
Protesting
Psychiatrist
Psychologist
Psychotherapist
Public defender
Public education advocate
Public gardens
Public health advocate
Public relations professional
Public servant
Public speaker
Public speaking club
Publican
Publicist
Publisher
Q
Queen's Counsel
R
RAAF officer
Rabbi
Radio actor
Radio announcer
Radio broadcaster
Radio broadcasting
Radio executive
Radio journalist
Radio presenter
Radio producer
Radio writer
Radiographer
Radiologist
Real estate agent
Rebel
Red Cross leader
Red Cross Worker
Refugee
Refugee support worker
Regulator
Religious leader
Religious sister
Religious worker
Research
Research assistant
Research Centre
Research officer
Fire research officer
Researcher
Health researcher
Medical researcher
Resource economist
Restauranteur
Revolutionist
Rheumatologist
Rural women's leader
Rural women's organisation
S
Sales assistant
Sales manager
Satirist
Scholar
School assistant
School inspector
School principal
Scientist
Computer scientist
Environmental scientist
Medical scientist
Research scientist
Veterinary scientist
Screenwriter
Script editor
Scripture teacher
Scriptwriter
Sculptor
Secretary
Executive secretary
Legal secretary
Medical secretary
Secretary and organiser of the Fellowship of Australian Writers (Canberra Branch)
Senator
Senior Counsel
Senior Ngunnawal elder
Sericulturalist
Serologist
Service organisation
Servicewoman
Sex reformer
Shire president
Shop keeper
Shop proprietor
shopkeeper
Singer
Opera singer
Singer / Songwriter
Soccer player
Social activist organisation
Social Awareness
Social change
Social commentator
Social entrepreneur
Social justice advocate
Social organisation
Social reformer
Social reformer
social scientist
Social services
Social theorist
Social welfare
Social welfare co-ordinator
Social work educator
Social worker
Medical social worker
socialite
Sociologist
Soldier
Solicitor
Solicitor General
Solicitor-General
Songwriter
Soprano
Special needs teacher
Sport
Sporting club
Sporting organisation
Sporting venue
Sports administrator
Sports commentator
Sports event
Sports journalist
Sports team
Sportswoman
Aquatic performer
Athlete
Aviator
Badminton player
Basketball player
Beach volleyball player
Bodybuilder
Bowler
Canoe/kayaker
Cricketer
Cyclist
Diver
Equestrienne
Fishing champion
Golfer
Gymnast
Handball player
Hockey player
Ironwoman
Jockey
Jodoka
Lawn Bowler
Motor racing driver
Netball player
Physical culturalist
Race walker
Rower
Royal Tennis player
Sailboarder
Sailor
Shooting champion
Skiier
Softball player
Squash player
Surf lifesaver
Surfboard rider
Surfer
Swimmer
Taekwondo
Tennis player
Tenpin bowler
Track and field athlete
Triathlete
Water polo player
Weightlifter
Wheelchair track and road racer
Yachtswoman
Stage actor
State Premier
Statistician
Statutory office holder
Stenographer
Legal stenographer
Stockbroker
Stockwoman
Storyteller
Strategic adviser
Student
Suffrage activist
Suffragette
Suffragist
Suffragist
Sunday school teacher
Superintendent
Supervisor
Surgeon
Orthopaedic surgeon
Swimming instructor
T
Tailoress
Taxation officer
Teacher
Aboriginal teacher
Art teacher
Music teacher
Teacher of Elocution, Drama, Speech and Public Speaking
Teacher of pianoforte
Technical adviser
Technical assistant
Telecommunications officer
Telephonist
Television actor
Television broadcaster
Television director
Television journalist
Television personality
Television producer
Television writer
Temperance activist
Temperance advocate
Tertiary education institution
Theatre director
Theatre performance
Theologian
Tour guide
Tour operator
Town planner
Trade union
Trade union official
Traditional Aboriginal custodian
Training institution
Traveller
Tribunal member
Trotting trainer
Tutor
Typist
U
Umpire
Union officer
Union organiser
Union secretary
Unionist
Trade unionist
University administrator
University Chancellor
University club/society
University lecturer
University teacher
University tutor
University vice-chancellor
Urologist
V
Vedic medicine practitioner
Veterinarian
Vice-Chancellor
Virologist
Visual artist
Vocalist
Voids Officer
Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) worker
Voluntary community support organisation
voluntary organisation
Volunteer
Volunteer fundraising organisation
W
War correspondent
War worker
Weaver
Welfare activist
Welfare worker
Aboriginal child welfare worker
Aboriginal welfare worker
Child welfare worker
Wildflower artist
Winemaker
Wiradjuri Elder
Woman's rights activist
Women in Agriculture Movement.
Women’s advocacy
Women’s Rights Organisation and Professional association
Women's health advocate
Women's liberationist
Women's musical group
Women's organisation
Women's reform group
Women's refuge
Women's refuge worker
Women's reproductive health service
Women's right activist
Women's rights activist
Women's rights organiser
Women's services provider
Woolgrower
Workers' association
Writer
Aboriginal writer
Writers group
Writing award
Y
Yoga instructor
Youth advocate
Youth worker
Z
Zionist
Zoologist

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