• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE5851

Liddle, Lorraine

  • Occupation Lawyer, Solicitor


Lorraine Liddle is the daughter of artist Bessie Liddle and Arthur Liddle. In 1986 she became the Northern Territory’s first Aboriginal legal practitioner, travelling between communities as a bush lawyer in Central Australia. She was formerly employed by the Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service in Alice Springs (CAALAS) until a dispute in 1999. In 1993 Helen Chryssides wrote a book, Local Heroes, which included a profile of Liddle entitled ‘Lorraine Liddle: Bush Lawyer’.

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