Throughout history, there have been many Australian women novelists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Australian female novelists such as P. L. Travers, Catherine Helen Spence, Colleen McCullough, Trudi Canavan, Kerry Greenwood.
P. L. TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899, Australian, British
Writer
Catherine Helen Spence Catherine Helen Spence
31 October 1825, Australian
Author, Journalist & Politician

Liane MoriartyLiane Moriarty
15 November 1966, Australian
Writer

Colleen McCulloughColleen McCullough
01 June 1937, Australian
Novelist, Writer, Neurologist, Biographer, Science

Kerry GreenwoodKerry Greenwood
17 June 1954, Australian
Novelist, Playwright, Writer, Poet lawyer, Science

Kathy LetteKathy Lette
11 November 1958, Australian
Novelist
Helen GarnerHelen Garner
07 November 1942, Australian
Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter

Trudi CanavanTrudi Canavan
23 October 1969, Australian
Graphic designer, Writer, Novelist, Science

Miles FranklinMiles Franklin
14 October 1879, Australian
Writer
Jennifer RoweJennifer Rowe
02 April 1948, Australian
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Doris Pilkington GarimaraDoris Pilkington Garimara
01 July 1937, Australian
Author
Mary Augusta WardMary Augusta Ward
11 June 1851, Australian, British
Novelist

Kate GrenvilleKate Grenville
14 October 1950, Australian
Author

Angela ThirkellAngela Thirkell
30 January 1890, Australian, British
Novelist

Ruth ParkRuth Park
24 August 1917, Australian, New Zealander
Author

Henry Handel RichardsonHenry Handel Richardson
03 January 1870, Australian
Author
Katharine Susannah PrichardKatharine Susannah Prichard
04 December 1883, Australian
Author

Thea AstleyThea Astley
25 August 1925, Australian
Novelist

Elizabeth JolleyElizabeth Jolley
04 June 1923, Australian, British
Australian author

Ethel TurnerEthel Turner
24 January 1870, Australian, British
Novelist
Janette Turner HospitalJanette Turner Hospital
12 November 1942, Australian
Novelist

Kylie TennantKylie Tennant
12 March 1912, Australian
Novelist
Christina Ellen SteadChristina Ellen Stead
17 July 1902, Australian
 

Jill K. ConwayJill K. Conway
09 October 1934, Australian, American
Scholar