First Ladies: Significant Australian Women 1913-2013

First Ladies profiles women who have achieved noteworthy firsts over the past 100 years.

Art Exhibition previously on at National Portrait Gallery in Other Metro Canberra precinct, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
From Friday 01 February 2013 to Sunday 16 June 2013

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Published by anonymous on Thursday 13 December 2012.
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The focus display includes Australia’s first female Governor General, Quentin Bryce; Elizabeth Blackburn, the first Australian-born woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize; and aviatrix Nancy Bird Walton, Australia’s first female commercial pilot. First Ladies maps the milestones accomplished by Australian women across diverse fields of endeavour, from politics, activism and academia to sport, science and business, taking in the stories of household names as well as unsung heroines.