Shilling Wall Tributes – P

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Joanna Pace

Joanna Pace

Tribute by: City of Melbourne

Councillor 1999-2001, Melbourne City Council

Barbara Ruth Paleg

Barbara Ruth Paleg

This was my mother, a strong, independent woman who was taken too early by breast cancer. She left a hole in my heart and her mark on the world.

Julie Pallot

Julie Pallot

Tribute by: BreaCan

While working as a volunteer for BreaCan Julie supported many women and their families who were living with a diagnosis of breast or gynaecological cancer.

Hanna Pan

Hanna Pan

Tribute by: City of Melbourne

Councillor 1972-1981, Melbourne City Council

Inez Parer

Inez Parer

Tribute by: Sheila Byard

Graduating M.B.B.S., University of Melbourne in 1922, she delivered many babies at the Queen Victoria and Mercy Hospitals.

Ethel May Parker

Ethel May Parker

Tribute by: Beryl Gabb

My mother, who gave to others all her life and taught me this principal to follow – “Give to Others” (My mother donated to original appeal)

Bernice Parker

Bernice Parker

Tribute by: Monica Zahra

Bernice Parker gave birth to Mary Bernice Parker born July 11, 1952.

Mollie Parker

Mollie Parker

Tribute by: Monica Zahra

Mollie Parker gave birth to Gregory James Parker born 7 September, 1946, and Daria Parker Knight born 26 February 1950.

Frances Mary Parker

Frances Mary Parker

Tribute by: Thirza Prater

Frances Mary Parker 8-7-1904 29-12-1999 formerly Wilkinson (nee Bostock) Mallee Pioneer, devoted mother of John, Geoffrey, Heather, Harry, Shirley, Thirza, Margaret, Valerie, Frederick, Rosalie. Celebrating friendship Bernice, Frances and the Dobbs and Scott families. In loving remembrance.

Nancy Agnes Parkes

Nancy Agnes Parkes

Tribute by: Nicole L. Wilton

A generous and loving woman who I am so proud to call my grandmother – my ‘Nanny’ (1914-1995)

Frances Parry

Frances Parry

tribute by: Sarah Goddard

A generous, thoughtful friend, mentor and fairy rock mother. She inspires me with her passion, unconditional love and determination. I love and admire her dearly, she is so very special.

Judy Paterson

Judy Paterson

Tribute by: Jane Fenton, AM, Janet Calvert Jones

Judy Paterson is very involved in the local communities of Ararat and Willaura. She works tirelessly to ensure the Willaura hospital keeps its doors open and is on the Hospital Auxilliary, organising the local Good Friday Appeal and the annual fete. She is also part of a mentoring program for underprivileged kids. Judy has been instrumental in Willaura remaining in existence as a town. She is respected and very popular and gives of her time generously, fundraising and quietly organising to achieve positive outcomes for her community. She has also made a very significant contribution to medical research through her involvement as a director of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and its subsidiary, Victorian Genetics Services.

Jeannette Tweeddale Patrick

Jeannette Tweeddale Patrick

Tribute by: Jane Patrick

My mother has inspired me and others by her great sense of humour, commitment to fairness, compassion and intelligence. She demonstrated these qualities as a solicitor and as the member of Parliament for Brighton in the Victorian Legislative Assembly.

Fiona Patten

Fiona Patten

Tribute by: Dr Beatrice Faust AO

CEO Eros Association, Fiona is a brave and lucid voice for erotic choice and equality between women and men.

Eileen (nee Banks) Pearce

Eileen (nee Banks) Pearce

Tribute by: Susan Lancaster

A dearly loved sister, nurse, wife, mother and nana whose loving care and devotion, courage, spirit and commitment to truth and fairness has shaped and enriched our lives.

Pamela Pederson

Pamela Pederson

Tribute by: Maree Davidson

Mary Aotea Penfold

Mary Aotea Penfold

Tribute by: Catherine Brown

Aotea Penfold was my grandmother. She was born in New Zealand, brought up in Canada and then moved to Melbourne with her family where she graduated with an Arts degree from University of Melbourne in 1928. She worked at the Australian Council for Educational Research, had a family and, while a widow for 20 years, kept herself busy, healthy and interested in life.

Jean Penman

Jean Penman

Tribute by: Wendy Lewis

She is an inspirational woman with an amazing capacity to provide support, understanding and love to everyone she touches.

Glenise C Perraton (nee Purton)

Glenise C Perraton (nee Purton)

Tribute by: Geoff Perraton, Gaye and Roy Hamilton, Narelle Aspery, Karla Stacey, Cathy Croupe

Gabrielle Perversi

Gabrielle Perversi

Tribute by: Jean Ker Walsh

This tribute is in gratitude for a friend and friendship strengthened by all we’ve shared in the name of Book Group, a gathering (since 1990) of women remarkable for their energy, intellect, opinions, and achievement. Always caring and supporting one another.

Suzanne Peterson

Suzanne Peterson

Tribute by: Robyn Peterson

To remember my sister in law.

Linda Sydor Petkovic

Linda Sydor Petkovic

Tribute by: Victorian Multicultural Commission

Dr Linda Sydor Petkovic was appointed as a Victorian Multicultural Commission Commissioner in 2005 and is actively involved in the Ukrainian community in Geelong. She has managed an after-hours ethnic school and is currently president of Diversitat, a major multicultural service provider in the Barwon region. Linda has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Ph.D from Monash University, for which she undertook research and Slavic language studies in Europe.

Patricia Phelan (nee Froelich)

Patricia Phelan (nee Froelich)

Tribute by: Karen, Dean, Megan, Damian, Matthew, Riley and partners.

To our loving mum; an inspiration to her six adoring children.

Julie Phillips

Julie Phillips

Tribute by: Maree Davidson, Genevieve Webb, Catherine Brown, Tiffany Crawford, Building Commission, Jenny Grayling

In 2004, Merryn Apma, Sharon Gibbard, Trisha Atkinson-Sinclair, Jackie Marion and Julie Phillips joined Michael Long and others on a 650 kilometre trek from Melbourne to Parliament House in Canberra to get Indigenous issues back on the national agenda. This walk inspired Australians to express their commitment to reconciliation and a united Australia, and celebrate the positive achievements of Indigenous communities.

Esther Mary Phillips

Esther Mary Phillips

Tribute by: Hughes Family

Esther (Essie) was one of the first professional social workers in the Victorian Government’s Child Welfare Department,commencing work in the mid 1950s. She worked tirelessly to raise standards of child welfare practices, particularly in the field of foster care and adoption. She is a much-loved aunt to many.

Rosalinda Philpott

Rosalinda Philpott

Tribute by: Edward Philpott

Loving and caring mother and a great contralto.

Bronwyn Pike

Bronwyn Pike

Tribute by: Gaye Hamilton, Kay Setches, Anthony Carbines, Philomena Horsley, Annemarie Corboy

Bronwyn Pike, former secondary teacher, former Director of Justice and Social Responsibility, Uniting Church. Mother, daughter, partner, mentor. Bronwyn Pike is an outstanding, innovative and courageous Labor woman. A Minister with integrity, a leader delivering long term, major reform to health and mental health, housing, education, skills training and community services. Former MP for Melbourne and the longest serving woman Minister in any Victorian Government.

- Gaye Hamilton

Hon. Bronwyn Pike MP, State Member for Melbourne (1999- 2012) is Victoria’s longest running female minister and led social justice reforms in her portfolios of housing, aged care, health, community building, education, community services, skills and workforce participation (1999- 2010). A former director of Greenpeace Australia and director of justice and social responsibility for the Uniting Church in Victoria (1991- 1997), Ms Pike’s social policy reforms and advocacy for the underprivileged will benefit Victorians for generations.

- Anthony Carbines, MP

As Minister of Education and Health, Bronwyn made an enormous contribution to supporting the health and safety of gay and lesbian people in Victoria, particularly young people.

- Dr Philomena Horsley

Wonderful supporter of gay and lesbian health and took risks to make it happen.

- Professor Anne Mitchell

Marcia Pinskier

Marcia Pinskier

Tribute by: Victorian Multicultural Commission

Marcia Pinskier was appointed as a Victorian Multicultural Commission Commissioner in 2005 and is involved in a number of leadership role and communal activity in the Jewish Community. She contributes to capacity building and supporting governance with various ethnic and faith community organisations. Marcia is the VMC delegate to the Police and Community Multicultural Advisory Committee, and is a member of Victorian Mental Health Reform Council, Vice-President of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia in Victoria, and a member of the National Board.

(Agnes) Jean Pollock

(Agnes) Jean Pollock

Tribute by: Larnook Ex-students Association Inc.

Marcia Pinskier was appointed as a Victorian Multicultural Commission Commissioner in 2005 and is involved in a number of leadership role and communal activity in the Jewish Community. She contributes to capacity building and supporting governance with various ethnic and faith community organisations. Marcia is the VMC delegate to the Police and Community Multicultural Advisory Committee, and is a member of Victorian Mental Health Reform Council, Vice-President of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia in Victoria, and a member of the National Board.

Janet Powell

Janet Powell

Tribute by: YWCA

Outstanding contribution to YWCA Victoria and work supporting disadvantaged and marginalised women in the community.

Veronica Power

Veronica Power

Tribute by: Fiona & Alastair & Hamish Richardson

Managed and ran the community campaign -TAP-TAP- to preserve Melbourne Water catchments from logging in perpetuity – and won!

Julie Marion Prentice

Julie Marion Prentice

Tribute by: Moonyah Counselling

Julie is inspirational. Coming from poverty and trauma she has overcome to work for humanity, both within the context of her family and as a manager in mental health.

Thelma Prior

Thelma Prior

Tribute by: Union of Australian Women

Thelma Prior was a tireless campaigner for world peace, for the advancement of women and for social justice. In particular she campaigned for working women and to save the Queen Victoria Hospital.

Glynn Pamela Pritchard

Glynn Pamela Pritchard

Tribute by: Meredith Pritchard

My mother who worked and trained at QVH between 1957 and 1987, had four children at Jessie McPherson and still fitted in fostering two children and community work.

Ellie Pritchard

Ellie Pritchard

Tribute by: Jenny Beacham

Ellie is my one-year old grand-daughter. I look to a great future for her.

Emma Louise Pritchard

Emma Louise Pritchard

Tribute by: Jenny & Eddie Beacham

Elizabeth Proust

Elizabeth Proust

Tribute by: Andrea Waters, Catherine Crock, Helen Silver, Judith Downes, Kathy Alexander, Trawalla Foundation, Rebecca McGrath, Vicki Shields, Chloe Munro

Elizabeth Proust AO has held leadership roles in the private and public sectors in Australia for almost 25 years. She left ANZ at the end of 2005 to pursue non-executive roles and to work as a mentor and leadership coach. She has an outstanding track record in leading organisations, and in involvement in a range of arts, charitable, university and business boards. In her last role as Managing Director of Esanda, she achieved double-digit profit growth in each of her four years. She was at the ANZ for eight years, and prior to that held senior positions in the Victorian Government and was CEO of the City Of Melbourne. Ms Proust has joined the boards of Perpetual Ltd, Spotless Ltd, Insurance Manufacturers Australia Pty Ltd, and Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd. She is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Previously she chaired the Campus Council at the Royal Childrens Hospital Melbourne, reviewed the Defence Department for the then Defence Minister, Dr Brendan Nelson and was chairman of the Centre for Dialogue at La Trobe University. She was also chairman of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra from 2004 to 2008. Ms Proust has a Law degree (University of Melbourne) and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from La Trobe University.

Kathy Psaropoulos

Kathy Psaropoulos

Tribute by: Vicki Psaropoulos

She is the most generous, beautiful, caring woman who has socialised me into what I am today. This woman is my mother.

Jenifer Pennie Puckey

Jenifer Pennie Puckey

Tribute by: Marleen & Martin Hengeveld

Pennie left Nimbin with her young daughter to get away from a Vietnam veteran. In 1978 she became the first and longest serving teacher to the Plenty Valley Montessori school.

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