- February 21, 1921
Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia
- March 12, 1998
Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
- Councillor, Editor, Journalist and Print Journalist
Patricia Riggs became a cadet journalist on the Macleay Argus at the age of thirty-five. She went on to win two Walkley awards for provincial journalism and eventually became editor of the newspaper. She was a fighter for Aboriginal advancement long before the cause was a a popular one.
After retiring as editor, she became a Shire Councillor in 1983, a position she held until 1991.