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Barbara Curthoys (Barbara Lindsay McCallum) was born on 21 June, 1924 in Grafton New South Wales, Australia. Discover Barbara Curthoys’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 76 years old?

Popular As Barbara Lindsay McCallum
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Age 76 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 21 June 1924
Birthday 21 June
Birthplace Grafton New South Wales, Australia
Date of death (2000-09-28)
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Nationality Australia

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Having returned to academia she graduated with honours in Psychology in 1973, working at Stockton Hospital until 1982. In 1990 she was the first Australian invited to use the recently opened Comintern archives. She and co-author Audrey McDonald wrote book together on the a history of the Union of Australian Women, More Than a Hat and Glove Brigade. In 1991 she received the Peggy Hill Peace Award for service to world peace. She retired to Manly in 1993. This same year, she was interviewed about her life by historian Margaret Henry. Barbara died in 2000.


In 1953 Curthoys and her family moved to Newcastle, where she became a full-time organiser for the Communist Party. She joined the local branch of the Union of Australian Women in 1954, becoming secretary from 1954 to 1960 and serving on the national body in 1960, 1963 and 1970. She was also secretary of the Newcastle Trades Hall Council Equal Pay and Aboriginal Advancement committees during the 1960s and helped found the Newcastle Peace Forum. She was one of nine NSW Communist Party of Australia candidates for the 1963 Federal Election, standing for the seat of Shortland.


She was born in Grafton to John McCallum, an English and History teacher at Grafton High School and later a Liberal senator, and Eda, née Lockwood who studied to become a special needs teacher. In 1930 her mother was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. In 1932, following her parents’ divorce, she moved to Sydney, attending Canterbury Primary School where she was dux and Fort Street Girls’ High School. Her marks weren’t high enough to win a scholarship to university. She joined the Ashfield branch of the Communist Party of Australia after leaving school, and in 1942 during World War II served in the Women’s Auxiliary Australian Air Force as a wireless telegraphist. In 1944 she married Geoff Curthoys, with whom she had two daughters, Ann and Jean. The family moved to Broken Hill in 1946.


Barbara Lindsay Curthoys, née McCallum (21 June 1924 – 28 September 2000) was an Australian feminist and communist activist.