Annual General Meeting of Convict Women's Press Inc - 3rd August 2020

The Annual General Meeting of the Convict Women's Press will be held online as a Zoom meeting on Monday 3 August 2020 at 5.15pm and is expected to last around 30-40 minutes. If you would like to attend, please register your interest with the Public Officer, Ros Escott, at  An agenda and the secure log-in details for the Zoom meeting will be sent to you 3 days before the meeting, on Friday 31 July.

The nature of the business of the AGM will be to receive reports and to elect the officers and committee for the coming year. There is no special business this year.

Nominations are called for the committee, which consists of:
and up to 6 General Committee Members

Committee members are expected to be active in the association and to take on a responsibility or role. They should reasonably expect to be able to attend all meetings, which are held on the first Monday of each second month (except January), 5.30pm to 6.30pm, on Zoom or at a venue to be advised in the Hobart area.

A Committee Nomination Form is available for download here.

Thank you for your support and interest in the valuable resources and services we provide as a voluntary organisation.

Ros Escott
CWP Public Officer



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Convict Lives: Women at Cascades Female Factory eBook

Available in eBook format: .epub (download approx. 7.4MB), .mobi (download approx. 10.8MB), Published: 2012 ISBN: 9780987144324


Convict Lives at the Ross Female Factory eBook

Available in eBook format: epub (download approx 7MB), .mobi (download approx. 7.1 MB), Published: 2011 ISBN: 9780987144317


Convict Lives at the Launceston Female Factory eBook

Available in eBook format: .epub (download approx. 14.7MB), .mobi (download approx. 9.9MB), Published: 2013 ISBN: 9780987144355


Convict Lives at the George Town Female Factory eBook

Available in eBook format: .epub (download: approx 22.1MB), .mobi (download: approx. 13.2MB), Published: 2014 ISBN: 9780987144379




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Convict Lives at the Cascades Female Factory (Volume 2)

The second volume to tell the dramatic stories of some of the female convicts who passed through the Cascades Female Factory

Launched 22nd April 2018.

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