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Brodie, Veronica (1946 - )

Point McLeay Mission, South Australia, Australia
Aboriginal spokesperson
Alternative Names
  • Wilson, Veronica (maiden name)


Veronica Brodie (née Wilson) was born at the Point McLeay Mission in 1946. She moved to the Port Adelaide area in 1971, an area to which her grandmother's had links. For a time Brodie worked with the local Aboriginal Community including an Aboriginal Friendship Club for parents and children at the Port Adelaide Central Methodist Mission. She has been involved with the development of the regional Aboriginal Co-ordinating Committee; Kura Yerlo, the Aboriginal Centre in Largs Bay and the Nunga Miminis Women's Shelter.

Sources used to compile this entry:,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=dbrodie+veronica+1943&1,1, accessed 2004-04-02.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia

  • Interview with Veronica Brodie [sound recording] Interviewer: Catherine Murphy, 25 November 1990, OH 111/18; Creating New Traditions: 'The Port' Past, Present, Future; J. D. Somerville Oral History Collection; Brodie, Veronica (1946 - ); State Library of South Australia. Details

Anne Heywood and Robin Secomb

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