Australian Women’s Archives Program

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Learn more about the fascinating women whose lives and experiences are recorded in Canberra’s collecting institutions. A panel of archivists, librarians and curators will share their passion for this work, revealing some of the intriguing women whose stories can be found within the collections and giving a behind the scenes glimpse of what they do to safeguard these stories.

The panel, chaired by Margy Burn, will include:

  • Nicki Mackay-Sim, Curatorial & Collection Research at the National Library
  • Kathryn Dan from the ANU Archives
  • Jennifer Coombes from the Territory Records Office
  • Antoinette Buchanan from the ACT Heritage Library

About The Australian Women's Archives Program

AWAP’s events support the maintenance and development of The Australian Women’s Register, a free online resource for discovering, promoting and preserving the diverse stories of Australian women, past and present.

Women Sharing Stories is a National Foundation for Australian Women event for the Australian Women’s Archives Program. It is presented in partnership with the National Library of Australia and the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival.

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