Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

News Archive

Biography Footnotes

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Click here to read the latest issue of the National Centre of Biography's newsletter, Biography Footnotes.

In this edition you will find an obituary for the ADB’s great friend Jill Roe, as well a review of her recent book, Our Fathers Cleared the Bush, and the citation for her ADB Medal awarded in November last year.

We have also included Malcolm Allbrook’s reflections on John Mulvaney’s ADB entries, some preliminary findings from our First Three Fleets project, as well as an article on the ADB’s oldest person, 117-year-old Samuel Cox.