Neville Bonner was the first aboriginal from the Jagera clan, elected to the Australian Parliament as a Liberal Senator in 1972 and served until 1983.
- Neville Bonner – Wikipedia
Occupation. Federal Senator. Neville Thomas Bonner AO (28 March 1922 – 5 February 1999) was an Australian politician, and the first Aboriginal Australian to become a member of the Parliament of Australia.
- Neville Bonner – National Archives of Australia
Senator Neville Bonner at his desk, 1979 (NAA: A6180, 18/12/79/7) … with the One People Australia League (OPAL), a moderate Aboriginal rights organisation.
- Neville Bonner made himself an equal among Australia’s …
Jan 5, 2016 – The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate says: “It was at Opal that Bonner met Heather Ray Ryan … her politically minded daughter …
- Neville Bonner: Remembering Australia’s first Indigenous …
Mar 28, 2016 – Journey of Australia’s first black Senator in traditional painting … Australian to become a member of Australian Parliament, Neville Bonner AO, …
- Neville Bonner – Biographical Information – Australian Biography
A brief biography of Neville Bonner, from Film Australia’s Australian Biography Online site. … Former Senator, Born 1922, Ukerebagh Island NSW, Died 1999.