Lady Gladys Nicholls 

An activist of great personal strength.

1906-1981

Lady Gladys Nicholls was a leading Aboriginal activist whose dedicated community service and commitment to advancing Aboriginal rights was an inspiration to many, particularly young women. Remembered for her intelligence and firm but gentle demeanour, Lady Gladys Nicholls worked hard to ensure that those around her were given every opportunity to reach their full potential. To her family and the wider community she was, above all, a source of great strength whenever it was needed most.