Fierce Girls

14 Episodes

From athletes to aviators, scientists to spies. From the deep blue sea to the dark, black skies. Australia is full of girls who dare to do things differently. Adventurous girls. Girls with guts and spirit. Girls who stand up and say "watch out world, here I come!" You know what they are? Th…

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Introducing Short & Curly

June 27th, 2018

Hey Fierce Girls. We’ve got an unreal podcast we reckon you’re just gonna love - Short & Curly! It asks the curliest of questions which will really get you thinking like: who should decide when y…

Fierce Girls: the big announcement

May 8th, 2018

Hey there! We’ve got some epic news to share with you! If you’ve been loving meeting all the sassy, mighty and amazing trailblazers in Fierce Girls, this is going to blow your mind! …

Ruby Payne-Scott: The girl who listened to the stars

April 30th, 2018

In the 1940s when Ruby Payne Scott went to university she was the ONLY girl in her class. Back then, you could count the number of female physicists in the entire country on one hand. Ruby was super …

Edith Cowan: The girl who changed the rules

April 23rd, 2018

When Edith Cowan was a girl, her mum died and her father was sentenced to death for murder. She knew hardship ... and it drove her to get a better deal for women and children who were then treated li…

Nancy Bird-Walton: The girl who loved to fly

April 16th, 2018

When she was just four years old, Nancy Bird-Walton already knew what she wanted to do with her life — fly. She saved her pocket money to pay for lessons and her own aeroplane ... and before long peo…

Daisy Bindi: The girl who fought for more

April 9th, 2018

Daisy Bindi couldn't understand why her boss paid wages to the white workers, but not to her. She was no different to them. And neither were all the other Aboriginal workers who were being treated li…

Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie: The girls who swam for gold

April 2nd, 2018

Not so long ago girls weren't allowed to swim in the same pool as boys let alone compete in the Olympics. Girls weren't even taught how to swim freestyle! Best friends Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie wer…

P.L Travers: The girl who dreamt up Mary Poppins

March 26th, 2018

When Pamela Lyndon Travers was a little girl her aunt came to stay. She was rather strict, but kind at heart, and carried with her a seemingly bottomless bag made of carpet. P.L Travers had the memor…

Ronni Kahn: The girl who fed the hungry

March 19th, 2018

If there’s something that makes Ronni Kahn's blood boil, it’s seeing good food thrown on the scrap heap. Ronni is the foodie Robin Hood — she rescues tasty treats bound for the bin and gives them to …

Cathy Freeman: The girl who ran fast

March 12th, 2018

As a little girl, Catherine Freeman had one dream — to go to the Olympic Games. Luckily, she could run fast. Really fast. So fast, she not only went to the Olympics, she won a Gold medal in the 400m …
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