- 1 September 1909
- 29 October 1983
Western Australia, Australia
- Feminist and Peace activist
- Alternative Names
- Tuffin, Roma (maiden name, 1 September 1909 - 1931)
Roma Gilchrist was first a member of the Modern Women's Club before joining the Union of Australian Women, Western Australian Branch. She was vice-president in 1954 and president from 1957 until 1971.
Sources used to compile this entry: Bosworth, Michal, 'Roma Gilchrist', in Radi, Heather (ed.), 200 Australian women : a Redress anthology, Women's Redress Press Inc, Broadway, N.S.W, , pp. 225-226; Radi, Heather (ed.), 200 Australian Women: A Redress Anthology, Women's Redress Press, Sydney, 1988, 258 pp. Also available at http://nla.gov.au/nla.arc-78644.