Who’s Who of Australian Women is a public expression of gratitude towards those women who have significantly contributed to the character of Australia. As with all Who’s Who publications, inclusion is by nomination and invitation only. Entry into Who’s Who of Australian Women is based upon merit and cannot be purchased.
Generally women are included in Who’s Who of Australian Women if they have made a significant contribution to society on a community, state, national or international level.
Some examples of women included in Who’s Who of Australian Women are:
- women who hold a senior position within a major organisation
- those who have been the first to achieve something in their chosen field
- recipients of awards for women (such as Mother of the Year or the Portia Geach Memorial Award for Portraiture) and other noteworthy awards such as ARIAs and Oscars
- AM, AC, AK, AO and OAM recipients
- Olympic / Commonwealth / Paralympic medalists (Gold, Silver and Bronze on individual assessment)
- leaders and influential women in female dominated industries
- notable women in male dominated industries
- prominent women’s activists
- prominent philanthropists and founders of large charities / foundations, and
- certain celebrities such as international models.
Who’s Who of Australian Women is published by Crown Content Pty Ltd, the exclusive publisher of Who’s Who in Australia as well as other biographical books and directories.
Ideal for: Corporate, home and reference libraries, educational institutions, business.
Coverage: Australian women from a range of fields, including community service, business, politics, the arts, sport, law, entertainment and academia.
Entries include: Education, postnominals, awards, occupation, career history, committees, honorary positions, recreations, birth and family details, clubs, publications, contact details and entrants’ insights and reflections on education.
No. of entries: over 6,800.
Update frequency: Print edition published annually. Online version updated daily.