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These photos by Jean Taylor are of the Archives room in the Women's Liberation Building situated at 295 Victoria Street West Melbourne during the 1980s.
Old WL Building Archives Room Archives Room Archives Shelving
Victorian Women’s Liberation and Lesbian Feminist Archives Inc
Association Incorporation Act 1981 no A0040374W
ABN 61 138 628 062
PO Box 168, Brunswick East Melbourne, Victoria 3057
phone: 03 9387 6610
email: vwllfa@gmail.com
 
The Archives

A new feature of this page is the ability to read a short biography of each person listed. The biographies currently available are shown by the links below. Each document is in Portable Document Format (PDF) and can be viewed and printed.

PLEASE NOTE: The copyright for all material on this site is held by the Victorian Womens' Liberation and Lesbian Feminist Archives Inc.

If you wish to use any of this material, explicit permission must be obtained beforehand (refer to the contact details above).


To access these files you will need a PDF reader. Macintosh users - you will already have "Preview" installed. Windows users - if you do not have a PDF reader, you can download the installer (1.43MB) for a free, light and fast PDF reader from here.

To get a description of the material in each collection please click the link to access the UMA website (please note that not all of the collections have been listed as yet). The VWLLFA listing is in the second section of the page; this link lists the archives collection to date.

Please note all details regarding direct access to materials from UMA is done via the reference archivists in the Cultural Collections Reading Room, Level 3 Baillieu Library. This info is available from the Archives web site – opening hours etc. (including a map to locate the Baillieu Library itself).


Details regarding the VWLLFA Collections eg: Biographical notes and info on donors etc can (mostly) be found by the following:

  1. From the Archives web page click on “Collections Database”.
  2. On the bottom of the page type into the text box titled Search the Entire Database – “Victorian Womens Liberation” and a listing of the collection records will appear. Note that you need to include the quotes to get the correct listing.
  3. Further information can be found by clicking on the Details tag in each listed collection.

 

This is a comprehensive list of all of the donations in the Victorian Women’s Liberation and Lesbian Feminist Archives Inc collection housed at the
University of Melbourne Archives. The Archives includes donations from individual lesbian and feminist activists and material from lesbian and
feminist activist collectives, many of them now defunct.

NOTE: Each link below refers to a separate PDF file, which can be viewed and/or downloaded. Files are sorted alphabetically by First Name.

 

ABORIGINAL RECONCILIATION STUDY CIRCLE FOR LESBIANS - Archive 109
ALICE PETHERBRIDGE - Archive 083
ALISON THORNE - Archive 050
ALISON TILSON - Archive 030
ALLYSON NORTON-WILLSON - Archive 097
ALVA GEIKIE - Archive 027
AMAZON GAMES - Archive 134
AMAZON THEATRE - Archive 117
ANNE STAFFORD AND NETI DAVIDSON - Archive 081
ANON - Archive 123
ARDELLA TIBBY - Archive 147
ARIEL COUCHMAN - Archive 063
AUSTRALIAN UNION OF STUDENTS - AUS WOMEN'S DEPARTMENT - Archive 014
BARBARA FRIDAY - Archive 051
BARBARA WILLIAMS - Archive 145
BON HULL - Archive 001
CAROL ANN - Archive 146
CAROLE GREY - Archive 057
CATHY MOORE / LUANSCOT DANAAN - Archive 004
CHRIS MOMOT - Archive 110
CHRIS SITKA - Archive 141
COLLEEN PEARCE - Archive 059
COMMUNITY RESEARCH ACTION CENTRE, (CRAC) MONASH UNIVERSITY - Archive 031
COUNCIL OF ACTION FOR EQUAL PAY - Archive 093
DAYLESFORD WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTRE - Archive 106
DI CHRISTENSEN - Archive 066
DI FRUIN - Archive 026
DI OTTO - Archive 008
DWAYNE CAMPBELL - Archive 118
EILEEN CAPOCCHI - Archive 034
ELKA EFKEMANN - Archive 069
EVELYN ROBSON - Archive 122
FAIRFIELD FALCONS - Archive 084
FEMINIST PUBLICATIONS - Archive 049
FRANCES RYAN - Archive 013
GIL ELECTO - Archive 061
GLENDA BALLANTYNE - Archive 021
HEATHER CHAPPLE - Archive 142
HELEN KELLY / REA - Archive 060
HELEN ROBERTSON - Archive 149
HINERANGI FERRALL-HEATH - Archive 020
INTERNATIONAL FEMINIST BOOK FAIR (IFBF) - Archive 133
INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN DAY 1990 - Archive 129
JAN CAMPBELL - Archive 082
JAN CHAPMAN / CHAPMAN-DAVIS - Archive 012
JAN GLADYS / TESTRO - Archive 022
JANE SELBY - Archive 032
JANICE SPEARS - Archive 077
JEAN FERGUSON - Archive 079
JEAN TAYLOR - Archive 099
JENNI GRAY - Archive 152
JENNY TATCHELL - Archive 024
JEWISH LESBIAN GROUP OF VICTORIA - Archive 115
JO PHILLIPS - Archive 002
JOAN GOODWIN - Archive 103
JOURNAL OF LESBIAN FEMINIST STUDIES (JALFS) - Archive 130
JP GOODCHILD - Archive 140
JUDE DENNIS - Archive 136
JUDITH POWER - Archive 005
JUDITH POWER AND JUDY WILLERS - Archive 005
KAREN BIRD - Archive 088
KARINA VEAL - Archive 009
KATHERINE RECHTMAN - Archive 052
KATHY GILL / ANU SAND - Archive 010
KATRINA PHIPPS / SAWYER - Archive 065
KAY MCVEY - Archive 114
KIT BUTLER - Archive 107
LABRYS - Archive 086
LAURIE BEBBINGTON - Archive 070
LESBIAN ACTION GROUP - Archive 045
LESBIAN CAMPS - Archive 155
LESBIAN AND WOMYN'S COMMUNITY THEATRE - Archive 101
LESBIAN CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL 1990 - Archive 073
LESBIAN FESTIVAL 1991 - Archive 096
LESBIAN FESTIVAL 1992 - Archive 104
NATIONAL LESBIAN CULTURAL CELEBRATION & CONFERENCE IN DAYLESFORD 1998 - Archive 154
LESBIAN LINE - Archive 105
LESBIAN NETWORK - Archive 150
LESBIAN NEWSLETTER / LESBIAN NEWS - Archive 044
LESBIAN OPEN HOUSE - Archive 042
LESBIANA - Archive 128
LESBIANS UNLIMITED - Archive 116
MARGARET JACOBS -Archive 003
MARIE ROWAN - Archive 068
MARJORIE OKE - Archive 087
MATILDA WOMEN’S REFUGE - Archive 043
MATRIX GUILD VICTORIA INC - Archive 113
MAUREEN O’CONNOR - Archive 125
NATIONAL 10/40 CONFERENCES - Archive 095
NGO FORUM, BEIJING 1995 - Archive 119
NOEL RIDGEWAY - Archive 098
OFFICE OF THE STATUS OF WOMEN HOBART TASMANIA - Archive 074
ORANGE ACTION - Archive 131
PAM ATKINS - Archive 029
PAT LONGMORE - Archive 028
PAT ROONEY - Archive 090
PERFORMING OLDER WOMEN'S CIRCUS - Archive 120
PHOEBE THORNDYKE AND ROSALIE LIVINGSTONE - Archive 072
QUEEN VICTORIA WOMEN’S CENTRE - Archive 110
RENEE ROMERIL - Archive 053
RHONDA GALBALLY - Archive 139
RIGMOR BERG - Archive 016
RIVKA PILE - Archive 033
ROBYN MARTIN - Archive 054
ROSALINDA RAYNE - Archive 132
ROUGE - Archive 041
ROXY - Archive 062
RUTH BERMAN - Archive 019
SABIN FERNBACHER - Archive 089
SABINE GLEDITSCH - Archive 112
SALLY MENDES - Archive 046
SALLY MENDES AND ALVA GEIKIE - Archive 027
SALON-A-MUSE - Archive 138
SARA ELKAS - Archive 124
SARAH YEOMANS - Archive 085
SCARLET WOMAN - Archive 91
SHERIL BERKOVITCH - Archive 128
SOCIALIST FEMINIST CONFERENCE 1984 (SF84) - Archive 076
SUE JACKSON - Archive 006
SUE STANTON-BRYHER / SUSAN STANTON - Archive 058
SUSAN HAWTHORNE - Archive 036
SUZI GREZIK - Archive 056
SYBYLLA COOPERATIVE PRESS - Archive 025
SYLVIA KINDER - Archive 143
TANIA LIENART - Archive 135
TESS MALONEY - Archive 035
THELMA SOLOMON - Archive 127
UNFINISHED BUSINESS / WOMEN’S RESOURCE AND RESEARCH CENTRE - Archive 094
UNION OF AUSTRALIAN WOMEN - Archive 108
URSULA DUTKIEWICZ - Archive 144
VASHTI - Archive 037
VERA RAY - Archive 137
VICTORIAN WOMEN'S LIBERATION AND LESBIAN FEMINIST ARCHIVES - Archive 018
VICTORIAN WOMEN'S REFUGE GROUP (VWRG) - Archive 048
VIG GEDDES - Archive 011
WENDY SUITER - Archive 080
WOMEN AGAINST RAPE (WAR) - Archive 038
WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN TRANSITION (WACKIT) - Archive 040
WOMEN FOR SURVIVAL - Archive 071
WOMEN'S ABORTION ACTION CAMPAIGN (WAAC) - Archive 039
WOMEN'S INFORMATION REFERRAL EXCHANGE (WIRE) - Archive 092
WOMEN'S LEGAL RESOURCE GROUP - Archive 064
WOMEN'S LIBERATION CENTRE - Archive 047
WOMEN'S LIBERATION HALFWAY HOUSE - Archive 100
WOMEN'S LIBERATION NEWSLETTER COLLECTIVE 1 - Archive 023
WOMEN'S LIBERATION NEWSLETTER COLLECTIVE 2 - Archive 126
WOMEN'S LIBERATION SWITCHBOARD - Archive 017
WOMEN'S MOVEMENT REGISTER - Archive 121
WOMEN'S REFUGE REFERRAL SERVICE - Archive 102
WOMEN'S RESOURCE AND RESEARCH CENTRE
WOMEN'S STUDIES CENTRE - Archive 015
WOMEN’S BUILDING COUNCIL - Archive 078
WOMEN’S SOCIAL AND POLITICAL COALITION (SWPC) - Archive 075
X-ANON - Archive 007
ZELDA D'APRANO - Archive 067
 
 

The copyright for all material on this site is held by the Victorian Womens' Liberation and Lesbian Feminist Archives Inc. (2009 - 2015)