Australian Suffragists

Australian Suffragists

Suffragism was state (colony) based up until Federation on 1 Jan 1901, and voting rights for the first federal election were based on voting rights in the individual states

Capel Boake and “The Grey Streets”

Capel Boake and “The Grey Streets”

by Elizabeth Lhuede Another in our series of posts on works published in 1924 (or authors who died in 1924). Melbourne writer Doris Boake Kerr (1889-1944), who published under the pseudonym of “Capel Boake”,  is already known to AWW readers; Whispering Gums, aka Sue...
Lillian Pyke, and “Mary’s mother”

Lillian Pyke, and “Mary’s mother”

by Whispering Gums A post in our series featuring works published in 1924 (or by authors who died in 1924). This post’s subject is a short story published in Melbourne’s The Weekly Times on 31 May 1924, by the Victorian born-writer, Lillian Pyke. Lillian...
Commemorating Anzac Day 1924

Commemorating Anzac Day 1924

by Elizabeth Lhuede Another in our series of posts on works published in 1924 (or authors who died in 1924). The following looks at the ways in which Anzac Day was remembered one hundred years ago. As April is when we remember the Anzacs, this month I’ve chosen to...