Australian entertainer, song writer and actor.
Helen rode on the crest of the wave of women of her generation, determined to make the world a better place.
Like Germaine Greer, she ex-patriated herself in order to grow and establish herself as a revered and renouned entertainer and feminist.
In the early 1970s, Australia was a very small place, suffering from an extreme case of "cultural cringe".
Like Germaine Greer, Helen established her place in the world and in the process, helped Australians take our rightful place within it, proud of our identity, culture and achievements.
Only a day or so ago, hearing "I am Woman" playing in a supermarket as I struggled my way down the aisle, put me back to that moment of liberation. It is a song of empowerment and life-long commitment. It is an anthem, not just to me, but to a generation of feminists and all those who continue the struggle.
Today, Helen is just as inspiring as she was back in the 1970s, when you view the following Utube offering, you will see why she truly remains an inspiration and role model to us all!