• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0084

Tindle, Elizabeth (Lily)

(1939 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 31 March, 1939, Durham United Kingdom
  • Occupation Psychologist


Elizabeth Tindle was president of the Australian Women’s Weight Lifting Association, Adelaide 1964. She was a researcher at the UNESCO Charles Darwin Research Station, Galapagos Islands Ecuador, where she studied flamingos and flightless cormorants in 1976. She completed her doctoral thesis on Foetal Alcohol Syndrome and effects, and alcohol-related disabilities.


Tindle was educated at Jarrow Grammar School 1957; London Institute of Education 1959; Adelaide University, BA and Dip Applied Psychology 1960-70s; and Queensland University of Technology, Doctor of Education 1999.

She has worked as a high school teacher, 1959-70; school counsellor, 1971-76; researcher, 1976-79, 1981-83; University Lecturer, 1985-91; counselling psychologist, QUT, from 1989; and director of private practice in psychology.

Tindle was awarded the Trailblazer award from the Office of the Status of Women, 1999.


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