2008 Inductees

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Ms Amy Lester

To begin – Things you probably don’t know about Amy Lester… Amy and her sisters met the Beatles in Brisbane in 1964. She also travelled to Nashville in 2006 and stood on stage at the Grand [...]

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Ms Joan Seden

Born Raphaela Joan Kanak on 5th January, Joan or Joanie, as she was more affectionately known, Joan was of Torres Strait Islander, Malayan and African American descent. She was adopted by her grandmother, whose name was [...]

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Ms Marilyn Dillon

In the earlier times of Kalwun Health Service, and up until February 2006, Marilyn’s management was recognised and respected. Most importantly she was a committee member and Director of QAIHF/QAIHC, which was responsible to the Queensland [...]

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Ms Erica Fisher

Erica Joan Fisher was born on 10th July 1953 in Charleville, in Western Queensland, and spent most of her early childhood being raised in Blackall where she attended the local Catholic Convent School. Her late father, [...]

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Ms Mary Martin

To begin – something you may not know about Mary Elizabeth Matilda Martin. Before graduating from Brisbane Girls Grammar School, not sure of her vocational aspirations, Mary applied for a position as telephonist at PMG. A [...]

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Ms Pamela Mam

Pamela Mam was born in Richmond in 1938 but came from Palm Island. Her mother was taken from Cook Town during the time of the stolen generation, and was sent away to Palm Island. Pam’s husbands [...]