MELBOURNE WOMEN’S TOUR

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The Melbourne Women’s  Tour visits visit places linked to important women identities from all walks of Melbourne life and times as well as places connected to milestone events and contributions to justice, the arts, political reform, business and civic progress. To bring history alive we  allocate a notable female identity to each participant of a group. Many sites we visit have great heritage and architectural significance as well  e.g  the Marvellous Melbourne era. Tours usually commence from Parliament House and are normally 2.5 hours long. School student tours are two hours.

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Some of the significant women’s places in Melbourne include:

1. Tasma Terrace

2. The Great Petition, Spring Street

3. Caroline Chisholm Cairn

4. Womens Underground Toilet

5. Parliament House

6. Green Latrine

7. Princess Theatre

8. Windsor Hotel

9 . The Lyceum

10. Grosvenor Chambers

11. WCTU Rooms

12. The Melbourne Club

13 Harley House

14 Alexandra Club

15 Le Louvre

16 Nauru House, 80 Collins St, is visible through the open space next to Le Louvre.

17. St Michael’s Uniting Church

18. Scots Church

19. Flinders Lane

21. Assembly Hall

22. Theosophical Society

23. The Atheneaum

24. Former Underground Women’s Toilet

25. Chinatown

26. Queen Victoria Hospital

27. State Library

29. City Watch House

30. Old Melbourne Gaol

31. Emily McPherson College of Domestic Economy

32. Storey Hall

33. Women’s Liberation Office

34. Welsh Church

35. YWCA’s Jasper Hotel

36. WCTU Drinking Fountain

32. Storey Hall

33. Women’s Liberation Office

34. Mary McKillop Providence

35. YWCA’s Jasper Hotel

36. WCTU Drinking Fountain

37. Hope Hall, Exhibition Street

FURTHER INFORMATION
–  Women’s Melbourne by Celestina Sagazio .
–  ‘Nation Builders. Great Lives from St Kilda Cemetery”. by Meyer Eidelson.
– See also an alternative walk route.
Radical Melbourne 1 and 2 by Jeff and  Jill Sparrow .
– See our Radical Melbourne Tour.

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