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Joyce Nicholson (ne Thorpe) (1919-) is an Australian author, business woman and a significant contributor to an Australian political organisation, the Women's Electoral Lobby.

The daughter of Publisher D.W. Thorpe, Nicholson was born in Melbourne and educated at Methodist Ladies' College and the University of Melbourne. She has been active in the women's movement as one of the founding members of the Woman's Electoral Lobby and Sisters Publishing.She was a significant influence in the Australian publishing industry for many years as managing director, and later sole owner, of D.W. Thorpe Pty Ltd (from 1968 to 1987 when the firm was sold). She is the author of over 25 books, many of them dealing with children and women. She married Harvey Nicholson and had four children: Peter, Hilary, Wendy, and Michael.

Joyce has sponsored a major collection of books by and about Australian women, the Joyce Thorpe Nicholson Collection at Melbourne University. It includes rare nineteenth century material, as well as scarce twentieth-century political ephemera. Joyce sponsors the Helen Leonard award for contributions to the Women's Movement. An education foundation scholarship is named in honour of Joyce Nicholson and the Joyce Thorpe Nicholson Hall of Fame Award is presented annually by the Australian publishers association.

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Total Books: 23
Smash-hit Party Games
1995 - Smash-hit Party Games (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781899606092
ISBN-10: 1899606092

Children's Party and Games Book
1992 - Children's Party and Games Book [Right Way] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780716020073
ISBN-10: 0716020076

Party Games and Ideas
1991 - Party Games and Ideas [Paperfronts] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780716020004
ISBN-10: 0716020009

Why Women Lose at Bridge
1986 - Why Women Lose at Bridge [Master Bridge Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780575037090
ISBN-10: 0575037091

Heartache of Motherhood
1983 - Heartache of Motherhood (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780859693691
ISBN-10: 0859693694

Convict's Daughter
1977 - Convict's Daughter (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780241897942
ISBN-10: 0241897947

The Heartache of Motherhood
The Heartache of Motherhood (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780140064902
ISBN-10: 0140064907
Genre: Nonfiction

Sir Charles and the Lyrebirds (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780207944826
ISBN-10: 0207944822

A life of books The story of DW Thorpe Pty Ltd 1921-1987
A Life of Books the Story of Dw Thorpe Pty Ltd 1921-1987 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780646396118
ISBN-10: 0646396110
Genre: History

Man Against Mutiny Captain Bligh
Man Against Mutiny Captain Bligh [Courage & Conquest S] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780718801779
ISBN-10: 0718801776

What society does to girls
What Society Does to Girls [Speak out series] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780858964563
ISBN-10: 0858964562