This bibliography has been prepared to aid in the assistance of research pertaining to Australian farming women. All books and articles, unless otherwise noted, are available from the Museum Victoria Library.
Alston, Margaret, Breaking Through the Grass Ceiling: Women, Power and Leadership in Agricultural Organisations, Amsterdam, Harwood Academic, 2000.
Alston, Margaret, Leading Women in Agriculture, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Centre for Rural Social Research, Charles Sturt University, 1998.
Alston, Margaret, Rural Women, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Centre for Rural Welfare Research, Charles Sturt University, 1990.
Alston, Margaret, Women on the Land: The Hidden Heart of Rural Australia, Kensington, New South Wales University Press, 1995.
Board, Helen (et al), Missed Opportunities: Harnessing the Potential of Women in Australian Agriculture, Canberra: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, 1998.
Cusack, Simone, Hidden Identities of a Nation: A Report on the Role of Women in Natural Resource Management, East Melbourne, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, 2000.
Dale-Hallett, Liza, Rhonda Diffey, Quentin O'Keefe and Kerry Wilson, "Rural Women Reclaiming their Place Through Symbols, Stories, Rituals" in Frank Vanclay, Matthew Higgins and Adam Blackshaw (eds), Making Sense of Place: Exploring Concepts and Expressions of Place Through Different Senses and Lenses, Canberra, ACT: National Museum of Australia, 2008.
Dietrich, Laurene (ed), Agents for Change: Evaluation of the First International Women in Agriculture Conference, Melbourne, 1994, Eaglehawk, Victoria, Rosie's Computing Assistance, 1994.
Firebrace, Sharon and Greg Gardiner, Surviving the Frontier: The Role and Contribution of Indigenous Women in the Development of Australia, Koorie Research Centre, Monash University, 1997.
Gooday, Jane, Women on Farms: A Survey of Women on Australian Broadacre and Dairy Family Farms, 1993-1994, Canberra, ABARE, 1995. Isaacs, Jennifer, Pioneer Women of the Bush and Outback, Willoughby, NSW, Lansdowne Press, 1990.
Jacobs, Jane M. And Ruth Liepins (eds), Exploring Research Agendas: Rural Women, Parkville, Victoria, Department of Geography, University of Melbourne, 1993.
Lake, Marilyn, The Limits of Hope: Soldier Settlement in Victoria, 1915-38, Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1987.
Munro, Jane, Getting to the Heart of Victoria: Working with Women in Rural and Remote Communities: A Report on Victoria Women's Council Consultations, Melbourne, Victoria Women's Council, 1985.
O'Hagan, Rowan, Margaret Alston and Shelley Spriggs (eds), Setting the Agenda for Rural Women: Research Directions: Conference Proceedings and Recommendations, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Centre for Rural Welfare Research, Charles Sturt University, 2003.
Rural Women's Unit, Women in Rural Australia: A Report from a National Rural Women's Stakeholders Meeting, 23-24 January 1996, Canberra, Commonwealth Department of Primary Industries and Energy, 1996.
Scutt, Jocelynne, A, City Women, Country Women: Crossing the Boundaries, Melbourne, Artemis, 1995.
Williams, Julie, The Invisible Farmer: A Report on Australian Farm Women, Canberra, Commonwealth Department of Primary Industries and Energy, 1992.
Whatmore, Sarah, Farming Women: Gender, Work and Family Enterprise, London, Macmillan Academic and Professional, 1991.
Women Taking Action: Making a Difference in Regional and Rural Communities, Canberra, Commonwealth Department of Transport and Regional Service, 2001.
Also see the following journal articles, which are related specifically to the Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection:
Dale-Hallett, Liza and Rhonda Diffey, "Motherboards and Desert Sands - Stories of Australian Rural Women" in Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, Vol. 27, University of Nebraska Press/Project Muse, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2006.
Dale-Hallett, Liza (et al), "Creating Collaborative Living History: The Case of the Women on Farms Gathering Heritage Collection", History Australia, vol. 3, Monash University ePress, Clayton, 2006.
McLennan, Catherine and Liza Dale-Hallett, "Living History: An Agent for Change" in History Australia, Vol. 5, Issue3, 2008.
Pini, Barbara, Ruth Panelli and Liza Dale-Hallett, "The Victorian Women on Farms Gatherings: A Case Study of the Australian 'Women in Agriculture' Movement" in Australian Journal of Politics and History, vol. 53, University of Queensland Press, Brisbane, Queensland, 2007.
History of Victorian Women on Farms Gatherings
Victorian Women on Farms Gatherings - What is a Gathering?
The Women on Farms Gathering Heritage Agreement
Women on Farms Gathering - The Perpetual Banner and Patches
Australian Rural Women's Movement - Timeline
Rural Women Gather Across Australia
Poetry and Song - The Victorian Women on Farms Gatherings