Community engagement


2014 Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll

The Honour Roll recognises Aboriginal people, past and present, who make the most profound contribution to Victoria’s Aboriginal community and to our state.


Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll 2014 Program Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll 2014 ProgramPDF (2.22 MB)


Alfred 'Boydie' Turner

A dignified Elder with a dream

Alice Thomas

A born entertainer who brought joy to countless lives

Bessie Yarram

A respected Elder of unconditional commitment

Beverley Peter

A selfless voice for the community's most vulnerable

Edna Brown

A beloved Elder who gave dignity to others

Graham Atkinson

 A leader in land rights and social justice

Henry 'Harry' Thorpe

A courageous soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice

Jack Patten

A leader who forged a path towards equality

Margaret 'Dharrul' Wirrpanda

A warrior of the Aboriginal women's movement

Phillip Cooper

A man proud to work for his community

Robert 'Jumbo' Pearce

A leader who always led by example

Simon Wonga

A leader with  a vision for his people

Walda Blow

A role model who empowered the young

William Reginald Rawlings

A brave soldier who fought for freedom

Winnifred Evelyn Quagliotti

A respected voice for the Wurrundjeri people