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Elisabeth Kirkby OAM (26 January 1921) became a household name in Australia in the 1970s with role of Lucy Sutcliffe in a high rating soap opera called  Number 96 . She was also state leader of the Australian Democrat party from 1981 to 1998. She campaigned tirelessly to decriminalise homosexuality, ...
Helen Caldicott (7 Aug 1938) is an Australian physician, author, and anti-nuclear advocate who has founded several associations dedicated to opposing the use of nuclear power, depleted uranium munitions, nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons proliferation, and military action in general. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Caldicott became a leader ...
With more deaths and people infected worldwide, we must continue to practise physical distancing and stay home where we can, and must. This great quote from Eleanor Roosevelt is definitely worth keeping in our pocket to remind us that for ...

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Women are traditional spinners - of tales, of cloth, or many fine things. May we in OWN continue to spin strong webs of support which create a safety net for older women's emotional and physical wellbeing; and create a sling from which to catapult into the wider community older women's aspirations for a better world. 

- Noreen Hewett -

My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.

Jane Austen

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