• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6426

Nicholls, Gladys

(1906 – 1981)
  • Born 1 January, 1906, Cummeragunja Mission New South Wales Australia
  • Died 31 December, 1981
  • Occupation Aboriginal rights activist


Lady Gladys Nicholls was a prominent Aboriginal activist for the Aboriginal community in urban Melbourne from the 1940s to 1970s. Alongside her husband Pastor Doug Nicholls, Gladys was an inspiration to many.

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