This page contains a listing of journal articles and chapters of books on women in the Australian Army.
- Alphabetically listed by author's surname or, in the case of works without identified authors, by the title of work.
- If you would like to suggest additions to this list please email Louise Edwards.
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AMH. "Returned Army nurses' reunion," Reveille, vol.11, no.10 (1 June, 1938), p.21.
Are they feminine? Who, and why, are the AWAS?: A SALT report, SALT, vol. 7 no. 12, (14 February, 1944), pp. 1-5.
AWAS. Association (N.S.W.) Khaki, 1977- .
AWAS, SALT, vol. 6, no. 6 (24 May, 1943), p. 33.
AWAS Shoot, SALT, vol. 6, no. 10 (19 July, 1943), p. 33.
AWAS win, SALT, vol. 6, no.12 (16 August, 1943), p. 31.
Australia. Army. Australian Army Medical Women's Service. Uniform news. 1943-
Australia. Army. Australian Women's Army Service. From the north to the south: Xmas greetings : 69: A.W.A.S. barracks Northern Territory.[1944?]
Australia. Army. Australian Women's Army Service. Signals: a journal. 1943.
Australian Army Medical Women's Service Social Club (Melbourne). Between us girls.1943
Australian Women's Land Army South Australia. A.W.L.A. quarterly journal.1944-1945.
Australian Women's Land Army. N.S.W. Division. The Land Army news: the monthly newspaper of the N.S.W. Division of the AWLA.1943-1945.
Australian Women's Land Army. Queensland Division. The Land Army gazette :Queensland. 1943-1945.
Australian Women's Land Army. Tasmanian Division. Land Army bulletin: official organ of the Tasmanian Division of the Australian Women's Land Army. 1943-1945.
Australian Women's Land Army. The L.A.G. rag: the Land Army girls own paper. 1943-
Australian Women's Land Army. United Association of New South Wales. Roundabout. 1947-
Australian Women's Land Army. Victorian Division. Australia. Manpower Directorate. Land Army gazette: official organ of the Victorian Division, Australian Women's Land Army.1943-1945.
Australian Women's Land Army. W.A. Division. Australia. Manpower Directorate. The Land girls' gazette. 1943-1945.
Barry, M.S. "Women in the Armed Services: Do we really want equality of employment for our women in the armed services?" Australian Defence Force Journal, no.101 (July/ Aug 1993), pp. (5)-21.
Bassett, Jan and Egan, Bryan. "Doctors and nurses at war: No.1 Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 1915." Journal of the Australian War Memorial, no.22 (April 1993), pp. 11-17.
Basset, Jan. "Ready to Serve: Australian Women in the Great War, " Journal of the Australian War Memorial, no.2 (April 1983), pp. 8-16.
Basset, Jan. "Turning Point: Australian Nurses and the South African War," Journal of the Australian War Memorial, no.13 (Oct. 1988), pp. 3-8.
Bassett, Jan. "Who cares for the caregiver? Representations and Reinterpretations of Australia's War in Vietnam," Vietnam Generation, v.3, no. 2 (1991), pp. (74)-83.
Basset, Jan. "Australian Military History in the 1980s: Fields of Research: Women's Services," Journal of the Australian War Memorial, no.19 (November 1991), pp. 18-19.
Blainey, Geoffrey et al. "1945: home, sweet (and sour) home. - Collection of three articles on Australia's servicemen and women returning home after the end of the war." Australian Magazine (19-20 Aug 1995), pp. 12-42 (broken).
Bowen, Jill. "After 40 years, army women enjoy ... equal pay, tradition and lace" The Australian Women's Weekly (22 April 1981), pp. 36-38.
Cameron, J. "Equality Arrives," The Bulletin (19 July 1988).
Cassidy, M.J. "Women in combat: the way for Australia's defence" Journal of the Royal United Services Institute of Australia, v.6, no.1 (April 1983), pp. 19-27.
Chapman, Sarah Lt RAN Reserve. "Increasing the Operational Effectiveness of Women in Australian Defence Forces," Australian Defence Force Journal, no. 139 (Nov/Dec, 1999), pp. 25-33.
Cooper, Annabel. "Textual territories: gendered cultural politics and Australian representations of the war of 1914/ 1918," Australian Historical Studies, v.25, no.100, Apr 1993, pp. 403-421.
Coulson, Sandy; Wood, Pam; Crouch, Melva "The role of women in the armed services. (Collection of articles)," United Service, v.45, no.1, (July 1991).
Coulthard-Clark, Chris. "A tribute to an army nurse of two wars." Sabretache, v.18 (July 1977), pp. 160-168.
Crothers, Richard. "Hidden problem" (Sexual Harrassment), Army Magazine, No.3 (1990) pp.18-19.
Curthoys, Ann. "Disturbing the war: history, memory and Vietnam." Arena Magazine (Fitzroy, Vic), no.11, (June/ July 1994), pp. 52-56.
Dalziell, Tanya. "'Make bombs not cakes': The Australian Women's Weekly souvenir tribute to the war effort," Westerly, v.40, no.4, (Summer 1995), pp. 13-19.
Damousi, Joy. "Marching to different drums: women's mobilisations 1914/ 1939," in Gender relations in Australia : domination and negotiation, edited by Kay Saunders and Raymond Evans. Sydney, N.S.W. : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992, pp. 350-375.
Damousi, Joy. "Book reviews -- Thanks Girls and Goodbye: The Story of the Australian Women's Land Army 1942-45, edited by Sue Hardisty, Women's Studies International Forum, 19.3 (1996), pp. 347-348
Darian Smith, Kate. "Remembrance, romance and nation: memories of wartime Australia," Gender and Memory, (1996), pp. (151)-164.
Davis, Joan."'Women's Work' and the Women's Services in the Second World War as Presented in Salt," Hecate: an Interdisciplinary Journal of Women's Liberation, 18.1 (1992), pp. 64-87.
Davson, Win. "Voluntary Aid Detachments." Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, v.15, no.2 (May 1993), pp. 98-100.
"Demob: The Plan for the AMF," SALT: Army Education Journal,vol. 10, no.13 ( 27 Aug, 1944), pp. 2-9.
Dove, J.J. Cpl. "Woman‰Þªs place," SALT: Army Education Journal, vol. 11, no.1(September 10, 1945), p. 49.
Doyle, Jeff. "Missing in action?: War 'Through Women's Eyes' [Review of an exhibition at the Australian War Memorial, Through Women's Eyes: Australian Women Artists and War 1914-1994.] Westerly, v.40, no.4 (Summer 1995), pp. 35-40.
Dyson, Amby Sgt. "Hometown Celebrates," SALT: Army Education Journal, vol 11, no. 1 (September 10, 1945), pp. 32-33.
Erika, S. "Patriarchy and the state." Australian Journal of Law and Society v.3 1986: 53-62. (war and rape)
Espie, N, J. "A view of Australian Army nursing [The second in a trilogy of addresses to the Royal United Service Institute of Tasmania on 'Women in the Armed Services' on 10 September 1998]" Journal of the Royal United Services Institute of Australia, v.19 (Dec 1998), pp. 93-103.
Ex-Australian Army Medical Womens Service Association (N.S.W.) Pulse.
"Female Sergeant-Majors," SALT, vol. 5, no.6 (23 November, 1942), p. 41.
Findlay, Reta M. Georges gazette.1943
Finch, Amanda. "Enemies in the ranks [Australian servicewomen talk about their experiences of harassment and abuse]," Cleo, no.314 (December 1998), pp. (102)-104,(106),108.
Fletcher, Helen F. "Women at War," Defender: The National Journal for the Australian Defence Association, vol. VI, No. 2 (Winter, 1989), pp. 40-45.
Forbes, David. "Women in Combat--dealing with Reality," Defender: The National Journal for the Australian Defence Association, vol. VI, No. 3 (Spring, 1989), pp. 28-31.
Fry, Gavin. "100 Years of Nursing," The Australian Army in Profile, 1999, pp. 102-106.
Gallagher, Darryl. "Army nurses still caring: eighth decade of dedicated service," Army, 30 April (1987) pp.10-11.
Garton, S. "War and masculinity in twentieth century Australia," Journal of Australian Studies, no.56 (1998), pp. 86-95.
Gelder, Malcolm Van and Eley, Michael J. "Anzacs, chockos, and diggers: a portrait of the Australian enlisted man,"
in Life in the Rank and File: Enlisted Men and Women in the Armed Forces of the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, (1985), pp. 212-231.
Green, Dorothy. "The Shock of Battle: When is a Combatant not a Combatant?" in The Shock of Battle (Occaisional Paper no. 16). Canberra, English Department, Australian Defence Forces Academy, 1989.
Gill, Janice. "The origins of the Australian Army Nursing Service and its involvement in the First World War," ANU Historical Journal, v.15 (1981/ 1987), pp. 58-70.
Grey, Jeffrey et al. "Australian military history in the 1980s, fields of research: army: navy: air force: women's services: inclusion, the home front, " - Collection of articles- Journal of the Australian War Memorial, v.19 (Nov 1991), pp. 11-22.
Greville, Brig. P.J. "No Place for Women in the Front Line," Pacific Defence Reporter (November, 1988).
Grey and Scarlet. Journal of the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps, 1980-88.
Hamilton, Ian. "Australia not going nuclear: the Canberra scene. -Includes information on women in combat- Pacific Defence Reporter, v.10, no.11 (May 1984), pp. 100,102.
Hamilton, Ian. "Demands for real defence debate." Pacific Defence Reporter, v.15, no.8 (Feb 1989), pp. 28,36-37.
Hancock, Eleanor. "Women, combat and the military," Journal of Australian Studies: Special Issue on Women and the State, no.37, 1993.
Hancock, Eleanor. "'Women as Killers and Killing Women': The Implications of 'Gender Neutral' Armed Forces," in Michael Evans (ed.) The Human Face of Warfare (forthcoming).
Harris, Kirsty. "In the 'grey battalion': Launceston General Hospital nurses on active service in World War I", Health and History, vol 10, no 1, May 2008, pp 18-37.
Harris, Kirsty. "Red Rag to a British Bull?: Australian Trained Nurses working with British Nurses in World War I", in Kate Darian-Smith, Patricia Grimshaw, Kiera Lindsey and Stuart Macintyre (eds), Exploring the British World, RMIT Publishing, Melbourne, 2004, pp 126-141.
Harris, Kirsty, "Giving the dope': Australian Army Nurse Anaesthetists during World War I" in Australian Military Medicine, Vol 12, No 3, December 2003, pp 138-143.
Harris, Kirsty. "Work, work, work: Australian Army nurses after World War I", in Martin Crotty (ed.) When the Soldiers Return: November 2007 Conference Proceedings, School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, University of Queensland, Brisbane, 2009, pp 183-193.
Harris, Kirsty. "Red reflections on the sea: Australian Army nurses working at sea in World War I", Journal of Australian Naval History, vol. 6, no. 2, September 2009, pp 51-73.
Harris, Kirsty. "Sister dispensers: Australian trained nurses in pharmacy", Pharmacy History Australia, Vol 4, No. 34, March 2008, pp 3-5.
Harris, Kirsty. "Rubbery figures': the puzzle of the number of AANS on active service in WWI", Sabretache, Journal of the Military Historical Society of Australia, Vol XLIX, No. 1, March 2008, pp 5-10.
Hart, Dorothy. "'For humanity': Genesis of the Royal Australian Army Nursing Service," Sabretache, v.23 (April- June 1982), pp. 15-16.
Harvie, Frances. "Land army days," South Australiana, v.24, no.1 (March 1985), pp. 19-44.
Holmes, Katie. "Day mothers and night sisters: World War 1 nurses and sexuality." In Gender and War: Australians at War in the Twentieth Century, edited by Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1995, pp. 43-59.
Hurst, Herschel. "Annie get your gun. Women may soon be allowed to undertake combat related duties in the Australian Defence Force amidst moves to encourage more men and women into the services," Pacific Defence Reporter, v.16, no.10 (April 1990), pp. 9-10.
Hurst, Herschel. "No combat duty for Army women. One of several topics discussed during an interview with Grey, John, Army Chief of the General Staff" Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter, v.19, nos 2-3 (Aug- Sept 1992), pp. 12-14.
"In honoured memory," The Listening Post, vol.34, No.11 (March, 1956), p.5.
Inglis, Ken. "Men, women, and war memorials: Anzac Australia," Daedalus (Fall 1987), pp. 35-59
J.A. "Some experiences of a Victorian Nurse in South Africa," Una [Melbourne] vol. 1 no. 2 (July 1903), p. 31.
James, E.T. (Lt Comm.) "Female Lower Limb Injuries During Military Training," Defence Force Journal, no. 77 (July/August 1989), pp. 19-28.
Jarratt, Phil. "What does the Australian Army actually do?" Bulletin, 5 Apr 1988, pp. 42-48,50.
Kelly, Toni. "Women at war 1939/ 1945," Northern Perspective, v.18, no.2 (1995), pp. 84-90.
Kenny, Susan "The Emergence of the AANS, 1914-1918," Defence Force Journal, no. 2 (Sept-October, 1977), pp. 19-25.
Kenihan, Kerry. "Red road to Lemnos," The Advertiser (Magazine) (21 April, 1990), p. 5.
Lake, Marilyn. "Female desires: the meaning of World War II," Australian Historical Studies, vol. 24, no. 95 (Oct 1990), pp. 267-284.
Laffer, Lorna. "I worked on a hospital train. -Experiences of a nurse working on a Northern Territory ambulance train in World War 2. Reprinted from Australasian Nurses Journal, in Northern Perspective, vol.18, no.2 (1995), pp. 74-79.
"Maids of All Work," AAMWS has played big role with Australian Army," SALT: Army Education Journal, vol. 9, no.10 (5 Jan, 1945), pp. 10-13.
"Marriage Problems," (Divorce for service women), SALT: Army Education Journal, vol. 11, no. 5 (November 5, 1945), p. 7.
Maton, Michael. "Vietnam Memories: Australain army nurses, the Vietnam war, and oral history," Nursing Inquiry, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Sept, 1996), pp. 138-45.
McDonald, Tess. "Australian Army Nursing Service: a brief overview and review of the book, A Special Kind of Service," Verbosity, v.4, no.2 (1989): supp. i-iv.
McFarlane, Jillian "Women warriors. Three servicewomen talk about their careers and commitment in the armed forces." Australia Today (Rushcutters Bay, NSW), April (1994), pp. 32-37.
McHugh, Siobhan. "Minefields and miniskirts: Australian women and the Vietnam War." Oral History Association of Australia Journal, no.15 (1993), pp. 52-59.
Nelson, Hank. "A Map to Paradise Road: A Guide for Historians," Journal of Australian War Memorial, 32 (March 1999).
Nordstrom, C. "Australia Report: Sexual Harassment in the military," Pacific Research, vol. 6, no. 4 (1991), pp. 30-31.
Oppenheimer, Melanie. "Gifts for France: Australian Red Cross nurses in France, 1916/ 1919," Journal of Australian Studies, no.39 (Dec 1993), pp. 65-78.
"Our army nurses," SALT : Army Education Journal, vol.7, No.7 (6 December, 1943), pp.1-6.
Pearson, John. "Gippsland's Great War nurses," Gippsland Heritage Journal, no.16 (June 1994), pp. 10-23.
Pope, R. P. "Prevention of pelvic stress fractures in female army recruits," Military Medicine, 164.5 (1999), pp. 370-3.
Quinn, Kathryn E. (Major) "Servicewomen: Careers into the 1990s," Defence Force Journal, no. 87 (March/April, 1991), pp. 43-51.
Quinn, K.E. "Women and the Military Profession," in H. Smith ed. The Military Profession in Australia, Canberra, Australian Defence Forces Academy, UNSW, 1988.
Reed, Liz. " Narrating women's wartime lives : Australia, New Zealand and Canada remember," Journal of Australian Studies, no.60, 1999 , pp. 106-113.
Reekie-Gail. "Women's responses to war work in Western Australia 1942/ 1946." Studies in Western Australian History, vol. 7 (Dec 1983), pp. 46-67.
Reynaud, Daniel. "Convention and contradiction : representations of women in Australia war films, 1914-1918," Australian Historical Studies, v.30, no.113, (Oct 1999), pp. 215-230.
Robertson, T.J. "Gender co-operation: an organizational advantage," Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, v.33 no.1 (Autumn 1995), pp. 1-21.
Roff, S. R."Mortality and morbidity of members of the British Nuclear Tests Veterans Association and the New Zealand Nuclear Tests Veterans Association and their families," Medicine, Conflict & Survival,15 Suppl 1 (1999): i-ix.
Saunders, Kay. "Not for Them Battle Fatigues: The Australian Women's Land Army in the Second World War," Journal of Australian Studies, 52 (1997), pp. 81-87.
Saunders, Kay; Bolton, Geoffrey. "Girdled for war: women's mobilisations in World War Two," in Gender relations in Australia : domination and negotiation, edited by Kay Saunders and Raymond Evans. Sydney, N.S.W. : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992, pp. 376-397.
"Sewing Circle," SALT, vol. 6, no.12 (16 August, 1943), p. 31
Sheridan, Susan. "Women, writing and war: looking back at the 1930s." -Book review- Meanjin (Melbourne), v.41 (April 1982), pp. 89-96.
Sherwin, Lieut M.E. "A wider world for women," SALT: Army Education Journal, vol. 11, no.10 (14 Jan, 1946), p. 52.
Shute, Carmel. "From Balaclavas to Bayonets: women's voluntary war work, 1939-41," Hecate, vol. 6, no.1 (1980), pp. 5-26.
Sibley, Cpl S.E. "Future for females? Many in War Work sing of a postwar Home Sweet Home," SALT: Army Education Journal, vol. 7, no. 10 (17 January, 1944), pp. 36-38.
Sibley, Cpl. S.E.(AAMWS) "Chant for a Wanderer," SALT: Army Education Journal,vol.10, no.8 (18 June, 1945), p. 50.
Six AWAS, "Lonely Troops," SALT, vol. 5, no. 4 (26 October, 1942), p. 37.
Smith, Hugh. "Women in the Australian Defence Force: in line for the front line," Australian Quarterly, vol. 62, no.2 (Winter 1990), pp. 125-144.
Smith, Hugh & McAllister, Ian. "The Changing Military Profession: Integrating Women in the Australian Defence Force," Australian & New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 27.3 (1991), pp. 369-391
Smith, H. "Over My Dead Body," Debating Women in Combat. Conference Paper, Women in Uniform: Perceptions and Pathways, Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, UNSW, 1999.
Smith, Lisa. "Australian women in war," Women's View, v.1, no.8 (Winter 1993), pp. 8-11.
Smith, Mary. "War widows: the forgotten victims of war," Journal of the Australian War Memorial, no.5, (Oct 1984), pp. 9- 14.
Speck, Catherine. "Women artists and the representation of the First World War," Journal of Australian Studies, no.60 (1999), pp. 27-39.
Stone, Janey. "Class struggle on the home front : women, unions and militancy in the Second World War." Rebel Women in Australian Working Class History, (1998), pp. (61)-86.
Sullivan, Jean. "An odd lot? Self help, women, and war." Labour History, no.41 (Nov 1981), pp. 118-131
Taggart, Don. "... Lest we forget: how do we remember those men and women who died in the service of our country?" Australian Funeral Director, v.14, no.2 (June 1993), pp. 7-10.
The Khiva nursery. (military nursing) June 1917, June 1917.
Thoman, N. B. (Major) "Women in Armed Forces, " Journal of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies," (Sept. 1981).
Thomas, Patricia J. "Women in the Military; America and the British Commonwealth: Historical Similarities," Armed Forces & Society, vol. 4, no. 4 (1978), pp. 623-646.
Thomson, Judy. "Remnants of the Raj." (Autobiographical experiences of an Australian army wife in India) Defence Force Journal, no.75, Mar/ Apr 1989, pp. (29)-37.
"Vivian Bullwinkel. Sole survivor of the 1942 massacre of Australian nurses," Nursing History Review, 7 (1992), pp. 97-112.
"'Vyner Brooke' memorial service," The Listening Post, vol. 30, No.2 (February, 1951), p.21.
Walpole, Sue. "Leadership and responding to social change." [Paper delivered at the Australian Defence Studies Centre Conference on "Women in the Military: Towards Effective Integration" (1997: Canberra )], in Preparing Future Leaders: Officer Education and Training for the Twenty-First Century, (1998), pp. (19)-27.
"War Memorial to Australian Services nurses, Lamp, 54. 4 (May, 1997), p. 38.
"Wittwer, J.A. (lt.) "Child Care Services in the Australian Defence Forces" Australian Defence Force Journal, 90 (September/October, 1991), pp. 43-52.