Throughout history, there have been many Australian women writers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Australian female writers such as Portia de Rossi, Germaine Greer, P. L. Travers, Judith Wright, Mem Fox.
Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
31 January 1973, Australian, American
Model
P L TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899, Australian
Writer & Journalist

Ellyse PerryEllyse Perry
03 November 1990, Australian
Sportswoman

Germaine Greer Germaine Greer
29 January 1939, Australian
Writer

Judith Wright Judith Wright
31 May 1915, Australian
Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal

Mem FoxMem Fox
05 March 1946, Australian
Writer
Catherine Helen Spence Catherine Helen Spence
31 October 1825, Australian
Author, Journalist & Politician

Ada CambridgeAda Cambridge
21 November 1844, Australian
Australian-English writer

Lindy Chamberlain-CreightonLindy Chamberlain-Creighton
04 March 1948, Australian, New Zealander
 

Rhonda ByrneRhonda Byrne
12 March 1951, Australian
Screenwriter
Liane MoriartyLiane Moriarty
15 November 1966, Australian
novelist, children's writer

Susan PowterSusan Powter
22 December 1957, Australian, American
Writer, Presenter, Motivational speaker,
Colleen McCulloughColleen McCullough
01 June 1937, Australian
Novelist, Writer, Neurologist, Biographer, Science

Kathy LetteKathy Lette
11 November 1958, Australian
Novelist

Jocelyn MoorhouseJocelyn Moorhouse
04 September 1960, Australian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer
Robyn DavidsonRobyn Davidson
06 September 1950, Australian
Explorer, Writer

Jessica WatsonJessica Watson
18 May 1993, Australian, New Zealander
Explorer, Writer, Blogger, Autobiographer
Miles FranklinMiles Franklin
14 October 1879, Australian
Writer

Julie GoodwinJulie Goodwin
31 October 1970, Australian
Writer

Kerry GreenwoodKerry Greenwood
17 June 1954, Australian
Novelist, Playwright, Writer, Poet lawyer, Science
Mary GilmoreMary Gilmore
16 August 1865, Australian
Journalist, Poet, Writer

Kate MortonKate Morton
1976 AD, Australian
writer
Trudi CanavanTrudi Canavan
23 October 1969, Australian
Graphic designer, Writer, Novelist, Science

Sheila JeffreysSheila Jeffreys
13 May 1948, Australian
university teacher

Oodgeroo NoonuccalOodgeroo Noonuccal
03 November 1920, Australian
Poet, Author, Human rights activist, Writer

Helen GarnerHelen Garner
07 November 1942, Australian
Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter
Jennifer RoweJennifer Rowe
02 April 1948, Australian
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
Helen CaldicottHelen Caldicott
07 August 1938, Australian
Physician, Autobiographer

Pam BrownPam Brown
1948 AD, Australian
Writer, Poet, Performer

Cecilia Dart-ThorntonCecilia Dart-Thornton
Australian
Writer

Christina Ellen SteadChristina Ellen Stead
17 July 1902, Australian