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Dr Lowitja O'Donoghue

The Lowitja Institute has been named in honour of our Patron, Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG.

Dr O’Donoghue has devoted her working life to improving the health and welfare of her people. She was named Australian of the Year in 1984 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the welfare of Aboriginal people.

Read more about Dr Lowitja O'Donoghue

Read the Launch of the Lowitja Institute PDF 62 KB] by Dr O'Donoghue at Parliament House, Canberra on 24 February 2010.

Created: 09 August 2012 - Updated: 01 February 2016