Summary

Image taken at the 2003 Yarram Women on Farms Gathering during a Saturday afternoon tour to Won Wron Prison. This prison was built as a minimum security prison in the 1960s and was officially opened in 1970. It closed in 2004.
This item is part of Museums Victoria's Invisible Farmer Project Collection. The Invisible Farmer Project was the largest ever study of Australian women on the land, uncovering the histories and stories of Australian women in agriculture. It began as a pilot project (2015-2016) and evolved into a three year (2017-2020) nation-wide partnership between rural communities, academic, government and cultural organisations, funded by the Australian Research Council.the absence of rural women in mainstream histories and museums.

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Participants receive a tour of the Won Wron Prison at the 2003 Yarram Women on Farms Gathering.

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Colour Digital Photograph

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