- 14 December 1937
Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
- 17 March 2015
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
- Aboriginal activist, Women's rights activist, Public servant, Film maker and Academic
- Alternative Names
- Anderson, Pat (maiden name)
In 1972 Pat Eatock became the first Aboriginal to stand for Federal Parliament in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). She participated in the Aboriginal Embassy and Women's Liberation in 1972. In 1973 she became the first non-matriculated mature aged student at the Australian National University(ANU), graduating as a Bachelor of Arts in 1977. In 1975 she attended the 1975 Women in Politics Conference and the International Women's Year World Conference in Mexico City. She has worked as a public servant, university lecturer, and established and managed the Perleeka Aboriginal Television, producing films for community television and training Aboriginal film makers from 1992-96. Pat Eatock passed away on 17 March, 2015 after a long period of ill health.