DVD Creating A New Normal - A Journey of Recovery from disaster and trauma
Firefoxes Australia, 2012
$10.00 (Includes postage and handling)
Funded by the Victorian Women's Benevolent Trust, this captivating documentary tells the extraordinary story of Firefoxes Australia. This grassroots organisation was formed following the worst natural disaster in Australian history - the Black Saturday Bushfires of 7 February, 2009. A powerful example of women's leadership.
A Gender Lens for Inclusive Philanthropy
Mary Crooks, 2009, $30
This book is a must read for anyone interested in exploring the important role that gender plays in our lives.
The Host Behind.The Campaign for a Victorian Women's Centre
Barbara Cameron, 2010, $20
This book takes you on a hundred year journey that lead to the establishment of Victoria's women's centre.
Beyond the Garden Gate …,
Joanna Fitch, 2009, $10
This publication provides a fascinating window into the lives of women involved in the 1891 Suffrage Petition, focusing on different communities around Victoria.
Beyond the Garden Gate… is a research product commissioned by the Victorian Women’s Trust
Kathleen Maltzahn, 2008, $15
Tells the stories of women and girls trafficked to the Australia and kept against their will. It charts the campaign – and the sometimes unlikely alliances – that has forced governments to act. It goes beyond the myths of the sex industry to tell the story of real women and their experiences in brothel, living underground and in courtroom. This first book-length account of the trafficking of women and girls from prostitution in Australia, written with passion and insight by Kathleen Maltzahn, leading activist on behalf of trafficked women.
Woman Suffrage In Australia,
Vida Goldstein, reproduced 2008, $5
This publication is a superb window into the times – a precious historical gem. It provides a wonderful insight into Vida’s character and offers some elegant and moving statements from lawmakers on the benefits of women’s suffrage. First published in 1908 by the International Woman Suffrage Alliance. Reproduced by the Victorian Women’s Trust 2008.
Rhonda Wilson, 2007, $30
Rhonda Wilson, introducing Shelter, argues oral history is important because it records the unofficial and personal history of the world as distinct from official history, largely the history of men’s power struggles and wars. Oral history tells the lives of the people. It is precious because it truly paints a picture of the traditions and culture of the times we live in. It fosters respect for the way people speak; the rhythms, the colloquialisms, the turns of phrase that characterise a particular people at a particular time.
The Crowded Nest,
Sue Jackson, 2006, $25
Explores the ever-growing family set-up of young adults living at home well into their twentites (or, the opposite of the “Empty Nest Syndrome”). The book provides “valuable pointers on how to make the most of it”.