NEWS & EVENTS

News:

Too Much Cabbage and Jesus Christ: Australia's 'Mission Girl' Annie Lock will be published by Wakefield Press in 2021

Look out for: 

Women Mean Business: Colonial businesswomen in New Zealand,

SHORTLISTED for NZ HERITAGE BOOK AWARDS 2019

LONGLISTED for OCKHAM NZ non-fiction BOOK AWARDS 2020

In March 2017 Catherine's book Minding Her Own Business won the Ashurst Business Literature Prize 

 

Tribute to colonial Australia’s trailblazing businesswomen takes out prestigious $30,000 Ashurst Business Literature Prize

 

Historian Dr Catherine Bishop’s fascinating memorial to Sydney’s first female entrepreneurs has

won the 2016 Ashurst Business Literature Prize, Australia’s most significant award for business

writing.

In her debut book Minding Her Own Business: Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney (NewSouth),

Dr Catherine Bishop sheds light on the trailblazing colonial women – previously hidden in

historical record ‐ who paved the way for women in corporate life in Australia today.

According to Richard Fisher AM, chair of the judging panel: “Minding Her Own Business is a

lively, fact‐filled, refreshing rendering of women and their role in business in the early days of

colonial Sydney. It certainly shatters any belief that the place of 19th century women was in the

home.”

Catherine enjoys giving talks to a variety of local groups in and around Sydney.  Please contact her to find out more details or if you would like her to speak to your group in 2021.
July 2016: Catherine is awarded the Mary Bennett Prize for her article 'When Your Money Is Not Your Own: Coverture and Married Women In Business in Colonial New South Wales', published in Law and History Review 33:1 2015

 

OTHER NEWS
May 15 2017: Interview on ABC Radio Nightlife
April 20 2017: Talking with Narelle Hooper and Peter Switzer on Sky Business News 
April 12 2017: Late Night Live Interview with Phillip Adams Australia's Earliest Businesswomen
April 7 2017: Interview on ABC Radio Sydney Breakfast Breaking Through the Sandstone Ceiling
5 December 2015: Clare Wright reviews Minding Her Own Business in the Australian.
20 October 2015: Catherine interviewed with author Debra Adelaide on the Drawing Room, Radio National.
26 September 2015: Marea Donnelly features Minding Her Own Business on the History page of the Daily Telegraph.
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