• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6395

Thorpe, Alma

(1935 – )
  • Born 1 January, 1935, Fitzroy Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Aboriginal rights activist


Alma Thorpe is a Gunditjmara woman and an early Aboriginal rights activist. In 1973 Alma was central to the establishment of the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service. She is a life member of the Aboriginal Advancement League and is currently Elder in Residence at Deakin University’s Institute of Koorie Education.


  • 2011 - 2011

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