Australia is home to some truly exceptional female authors, some you might know, others you don’t. This Book Week, whether you’re into mysteries, real-life stories, or fantastical fiction, here’s our top ten recommendations for books written by Australian women.
Think men invented all the coolest stuff? Think again! Changing the world and making that difference can come in many forms. So, get inspired and check out this list of great inventions by women that will leave you inspired to think right outside that box of what you’re capable of!
When 24-year-old Christin Young walked into the urology clinic at a major Sydney hospital, she was struck by the fact that she was the only person under 30 in the room. “There was nothing to validate me as a young person experiencing incontinence,”(bladder leakage) she says. “There was no information at all about urinary problems in young people and I felt it reinforced that incontinence is an older person’s issue and it was not okay for me to be experiencing it.”Check out more of Christin’s story
When it comes to stories of women making history, Nancy Bird’s is a story no girl should miss! Australia’s first commercial pilot, Nancy was just a 17 when she started flying. Pioneers like Nancy go before us, paving the way to make it better for others, going against the flow, and changing history forever
Find out how this badass young Aussie teen took a bad situation and changed the lives of many.
It’s time to celebrate REAL girl power! Check out an amazing Aussie girl who made her mark on the world in 2017!