Kate George

Aboriginal rights activist, Lawyer, Politician and Public servant

Kate George, a Putijurra woman, was the first Indigenous woman to study law at the University of Western Australia. She has worked in the area of Aboriginal affairs for many years and was inducted into the WA Women's Hall of Fame in 2011, the inaugural year of the award.

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Kate George', in Message Stick, ABC Television, 12 March 2004, http://www.abc.net.au/tv/messagestick/stories/s1061031.htm; Featherstone, Tony, 'Q and A with Kate George', in Company Directors Magazine, Australian Institute of Company Directors, 1 August 2014, http://www.companydirectors.com.au/director-resource-centre/publications/company-director-magazine/2014-back-editions/august/interview-q-and-a-with-kate-george; http://www.powerof100.com.au/halloffame/induct11.html?start=31.

Prepared by Larissa Halonkin