Did you know fewer than 4% of entries in the Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB) record women who flourished during Australia’s early colonial history?
The ADB Editorial Board is committed to increasing women’s representation with 1,500 new entries recognising womens’ achievements prior to 1900.
If you would like to nominate candidate/s whose ‘productive’ contribution was prior to 1900, complete the template provided or email the details listing name, date of birth, death (approximate dates), reasons for nomination and sources to support your nomination. If you need assistance researching the life of a prominent Australian woman, please consult one of our members.
View more about the project and the current nominations listed.