- 15 February 1939
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Teacher, Public servant and Feminist
- Alternative Names
- Tucker, Kathleen (married name)
Kathleen Taperell ran only once for parliament (ALP candidate, New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Nepean, 1973) and went on to become a leading feminist and a senior public servant. From 1990, she has been Senior Adviser to the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs and Assistant Secretary in the Department. Her papers are deposited in the National Library of Australia.