Articles by: Lynne B

Designing Women

It’s March, so it’s Women’s History Month! The Australian Women’s History Forum relaunched its new web site today which incorporates Women’s History Month. The new site aims to “enhance understanding of the role of women in the history of Australia” by providing resources and a gateway to online information on […]

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Sister Kathleen Kinsella

  Valentine’s Day – a day filled with thoughts of love and that special someone, but for Cora Lynn’s Kathleen Kinsella on Valentine’s Day 1942 there was probably no time for such trivial thoughts. She and 64 other Australian nurses were aboard the Vyner Brooke desperately trying to avoid Japanese […]

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Trove and The Geelong Advertiser

Anyone with family history interests in the Geelong area knows (or should know) Suzie Zada’s name and be familiar with her website and blog. Yesterday’s blog post was in her words ‘a bit of a rant’ about why the Geelong Advertiser is not included in Trove. And it’s a darn […]

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