Also known as: née Wilkinson, Garlil (birth first name), Jane Ah Mat
Born: November 1924
Aboriginal or Torrest Stait Islander: YesSpecial Achievements:
1946-1947 - Formed first Aboriginal netball team 'The Kookaburras'. “Old timers say that the Territory has never produced a better goal shooter, male or female. She was tall, unbeatable in the air and deadly accurate.”
1947 - Approached to help start Darwin's first Girl Guides and became their first Lieutenant and then Captain.
Author of My Home in Kakadu.Additional Information:
Pioneer of Northern Territory.
Forrest, Peter and Sheila. Our History. Jane proves a Top End inspiration. Northern Territory News. November 14, 2006:28-29.