Also known as: Kath Walker, born Kathleen Jean Mary Ruska

Born: 3/11/1920

Died: 16/9/1993

Aboriginal or Torrest Stait Islander: Yes


  • Image - Oodgeroo Noonuccal

    Photographer: Reis Scannell

    John Wiley and Sons Australia

  • References

    Oodgeroo Noonuccal has written about her life and work in several publications, including a short account in Roberta Sykes's 1993 Murawina: Australian women of high achievement. In addition, extremely numerous publications by and about Oodgeroo Noonuccal are available in most libraries. Janine Little has compiled a bibliography of Oodgeroo's verse, prose and other works, reviews and critical works on her work, obituaries, and audiovisual and performance material featuring Oodgeroo. See 'Oodgeroo: A Selective Checklist' in Oodgeroo: a tribute (Shoemaker (ed), 1994).