Geraldine Briggs AO 

A tireless campaigner for human rights.

1910-2005

Geraldine Briggs rose from tenacious activist to dignified Yorta Yorta Elder. She was an inspirational leader and remains an enduring role model, particularly for women across Victoria.

With a pragmatic approach to all she did, Geraldine's accomplishments delivered real results and benefits to the lives of those she campaigned so tirelessly for. Always strong willed, Geraldine possessed pride, compassion and respect, and inspired these things in everyone who crossed her path, be it in Victoria or beyond.