This exhibition drew on a wide variety of primary and secondary sources. They included:

Patsy Adam-Smith, Australian Women at War. Five Mile Press, Melbourne, 2014.

Marian Aveling & Joy Damousi (eds) Stepping Out of History: Documents of Women at Work in Australia. Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1991

Jeannine Baker, Beyond the ‘woman’s angle’: Australian war reporters during World War II, PhD thesis, University of Melbourne, 2013.

Lynn Beaton The importance of women’s paid labour: women at work in World War II, in Margaret Bevege, Margaret James & Carmel Shute (eds) Worth Her salt: Women at work in Australia. Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, 1982.

Joy Damousi & Marilyn Lake (eds) Gender and War: Australians at war in the twentieth century Cambridge University Press, 1995

Kate Darian-Smith On the Home Front: Melbourne in Wartime:1939-1945. Melbourne University Press, 2009

Betty Goldsmith & Beryl Sandford (eds) The Girls They Left Behind: Life in Australia during world War II – the women remember. Penguin, Ringwood, 1990.

Penelope Johnson, Gender, Class & Work: the Council of Action for Equal Pay and the equal pay campaign in Australia during World War II, Labour History, No. 50, May 1986, pp. 132-46

Stuart Macintyre Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and re-construction in the 1940s. New South, Sydney, 2015

Susan J Neuhaus,, and Sharon Mascall-Dare, Not for Glory: A century of service by medical women to the Australian Army and its Allies, Boolarong Press, Brisbane, 2014

Melanie Oppenheimer Volunteering: why we can’t survive without it. University of NSW Press, 2008

Kay Saunders, Not for them battle fatigues: The Australian women's land army in the second world war, Journal of Australian Studies, published online 18 May 2009

Jean Scott,  Girls with Grit, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1986.

Joyce Thomson, The WAAAF in Wartime Australia, Melbourne University Press, Victoria, 1991.