Dulcie Flower, Sydney Town Hall28 April 1970

by Tribune (Communist Party of Australia, Central Committee)

Dulcie Flower

A trained nurse and Meriam woman from the Torres Strait Islands, Dulcie Flower moved to Sydney in 1960 to study midwifery. She was general secretary of FCAATSI in 1968 and, in 1971, helped establish the Aboriginal Medical Service in Redfern, which gave free medical care to Aboriginal people. In 2019 she was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the Indigenous community and to the 1967 Referendum Campaign.