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Ellen Naughton (nee Byrne)
Tribute by: Rita Burdeu
Tribute by: City of Melbourne
Councillor 2001-2008, Melbourne City Council
Tribute by: Tamara Brezzi
Member, Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Trust
Tribute by: Vietnamese Community in Australia, Vic Chapter (President – Phong Nguyen)
Instrumental in establishing the women’s movement in the Vietnamese community, with foresight and leadership to establish and lead the first Australian Vietnamese women’s association in Australia, providing many services to assist Vietnamese women integrated and succeed in their new home land.
Tribute by: Vivian Nguyen
This is my mother and she is very special to me. I appreciate all the love and care she has provided for our family.
Hang Thi-Bich Nguyen
Tribute by: Victorian Multicultural Commission
Hang Thi-Bich Nguyen was appointed as a Victorian Multicultural Commission Commissioner in 2009. She is currently the Program Manager for Baptcare and has a Masters in Arts (Communications) specialising in ethnic media. Hang has been involved in the Vietnamese student Association, serving as both President and Secretary, and is fluent in Vietnamese.
Tribute by: Anna Nichola
Had her 3 children at the Queen Victoria Hospital: Paul, Nick and Stella
Tribute by: Judith Arnott
The women I meet on my journey make me the woman I am.
Michelle Noelker (Cleggett)
Tribute by: Book Club for Fabulous Women
In the face of enormous adversity, Michelle Noelker is the eternal optimist. Through her courage, kindness and humility we learn that while we cannot foretell the future,we can choose how we live each day.
Tribute by: Lucienne Noontil
Annette was inspirational. She empowered many people through her best-selling healing books, her determination and her positive nature.
Ada May Norris (nee Bickford)
Tribute by: Rosemary Balmford, Jane Norris, National Council of Women of Victoria
Ada May (Bickford) Norris CMG, DBE (28 July 1901-1989) was a women’s rights activist and community worker. She was educated at Melbourne High School and The University of Melbourne, where she graduated MA Dip.Ed. She married the future judge John Norris. Ada Norris was involved in numerous committees and organisations promoting women, multiculturalism, children, the aged, the physically handicapped and immigration. She was made Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George while President of the National Council of Women of Australia in 1969. She founded the UNAA National Status of Women network in 1974 which became the national International Women’s Year Committee. She was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire on 22 June 1976 for distinguished community service. Dame Ada Norris was awarded The University of Melbourne’s LLD. Honoris Causa in 1980.