To mark the digitisation of the first 50 years of The Australian Women’s Weekly, the National Library will stage a special event – Just What a Woman Wants – on Friday 25 February.

Hear best-selling writer Di Morrissey, Weekly editor Helen McCabe, popular columnist Pat McDermott and former editor Deborah Thomas talk about their time at the iconic Australian magazine and its influence on Australian life.

Guests will be treated to gastronomic delights from the Weekly’s own recipes served by stunning models in outfits straight out of the pages of the magazine.

Friday 25 February, 2 pm
National Library of Australia Theatre
Bookings essential on 02 6262 1271 or at