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New entries April 2024

Wednesday 1 May 2024

The following ADB entries have been published online throughout April 2024:

Bassingthwaighte, Arthur (1919–1998) company executive and beef industry leader

Goldbloom, Samuel Mark (1919–1999) peace activist

Hudspeth, Kenneth Robert (Ken) (1918–2000) naval officer, submariner, and teacher

Lush, Sir George Hermann (1912–2000) barrister, judge and university chancellor

Mackerras, Alastair MacLaurin (1928–1999) teacher and headmaster

McArthur, Kathleen Rennie (1915–2000) artist, conservationist, and author

Moore, Clara Margaret (1906–1999) religious sister, educator and administrator

Rattigan, Godfrey Alfred (Alf) (1911–2000) public servant

Ringwood, Anne Margaret (1924–1998) journalist and broadcaster

Smith, Thomas Weetman (1901–2000) judge

Tucker, Albert Lee (1914–1999) artist