Born: 7/01/1962

Special Achievements:

First Australian partial paraplegic to fly an FA 18 Jet fighter.
First female director of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

Additional Information:

Former cross-country skier.  Part Paraplegic Pilot - Private and Commercial Pilot and Pilot Instructor.
2001 - Member of the Order of Australia.


  • References

    Baker, Kelly.  (1995, June 17).  No one can stop me from flying.  New Idea, 28-29.

  • References

    (1998).  June Bronhill.  Mitchell, David (editor), This is Your Life:  True Stories of Great Australians (124-127).  Sydney:  Prentice Hall.

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