1. Introduction; 2. South Australia; 3. Western Australia; 4. The Federal Movement; 5. New South Wales; 6. Tasmania; 7. Queensland; 8. Victoria; 9. The politicians and the women; 10. The arguments and the issues; 11. 'The knife without the blade': the gift theory and the legacy; 12. The Australian suffragists, and suffragettes overseas; Bibliography.
The story of the struggle for female enfranchisement in Australia, from the first stirrings to the Commonwealth granting the vote in 1902.