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Dorothy Buckland dies age 97

Η Ντόροθι Μπάκλαντ ήταν κοινωνιολόγος και κοινωνική ακτιβίστρια η οποία διακρίθηκε για την δράση της στην ευρύτερη κοινωνία του Σύδνεϋ Source: Flickr/mosmanlibrary CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Sociologist and social activist Dorothy Buckland passed away at 97 years of age.

Dorothy Buckland-Fuller was a sociologist and social activist of some longstanding, with a distinguished career in ethnic and multicultural politics.

She was a peace activist, an environmentalist, a feminist and committed to the cause of reconciliation with indigenous Australia.

Of Greek heritage, Buckland-Fuller has had a long involvement with the Greek Community of New South Wales, and her valuable contributions were acknowledged in 2001 when she was granted Life Membership to the Council of the Greek Orthodox Community of Sydney and New South Wales.

In 1974, she established the Australian-Migrant Women's Association, an organisation designed to bring together immigrant and Australian-born women.

Source National Library of Australia
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