And some of them are involved with creating video games.
Bronwen Clune over at Pollenizer has created a fairly definitive list of some of the best Australian female programmers working today. It's a great list, a great example and a timely reminder of all the brilliant work these women are doing. Well worth reading.
On the list is Aleissia Laidlacker, who's working at Ubisoft on the Assassin's Creed series. Anna Tito, who is also nominated for a Women in Games award at GDC is mentioned too. Michelle McPartland from Canberra's 2K studio is on the list as is Katherine Neil who recently released Alone in the Park to great acclaim.
Of course many of the great programmers on this list have nothing to do with video games at all, but it's great to see some of Australia's best female developers being recognised.
Australia’s top 50 female programmers [Pollenizer]