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Trove is an online search engine developed by the National Library of Australia. At the click of a button, you can access a large and unrivalled repository of Australian material.
Browse for historical & current newspaper articles. A great source of contemporaneous material.
There are also digitised versions of various magazines, e.g. The Australian Women's Weekly (1932 - 1982).
The Australian War Memorial in Hyde Park, London, commemorates the service men and women who served in WWI and WWII. You can spin the globe and view stories of the battles in which the service men and women fought.
This Australian Government website looks at women in action across a number of wars - World Wars One and Two, Malaya, Vietnam, Korea and the Gulf War - with a particular emphasis on Australian nursing services. Official recognition of women's service is described.