• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6242

Kingsley-Strack, Joan Goldie

(1892 – 1983)
  • Born 1 January, 1892, Sydney New South Wales Australia
  • Died 17 March, 1983, Coffs HarbourCoffs Harbour New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Aboriginal rights activist, Artist, Painter


Joan Kingsley-Strack was, for a time, secretary of the Aboriginal Citizenship Committee. She joined the Aborigines Progressive Association (APA) and alongside its leaders Pearl Gibbs and Bill Ferguson, called for the abolition of the Aborigines Protection Board.

Joan was also an artist, specialising in china painting.

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Joan Kingsley-Strack, 1908-1978 [manuscript]

Related entries

  • Related Women
    • Gibbs, Pearl Mary (1901 - 1983)