Gabrielle Beryl HOLLOWS
Also known as: Gabi, née O'Sullivan
Born: 21/05/1953Special Achievements:
With her first husband (deceased) Dr Fred Hollows, they treated Aboriginal Australians with a range of eye conditions. Over a period of three years, they visited over 465 remote communities. After his death (1973), she continued with the Fred Hollows Foundation in Australia and overseas.Additional Information:
2001 she was awarded the Centenary Medal, services to community welfare and
2013 Queens Birthday Honours List, Gabi Hollows was made an Officer of the Order of Australia, "for distinguished service to public health as an advocate for the eradication of blindness, particularly for Indigenous Australians and people in the developing world."
Mitchell, David. (1998). This is Your Life. Sydney: Prentice Hall, pp. 112-114.
(2001, 20 January). Centenary of Federation. New Idea, 19.