A state funeral to honour the life of Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG, a proud Yankunytjatjara woman and highly respected Aboriginal leader, will take place at 1pm on Friday, 8 March 2024 at St Peter’s Cathedral, Kaurna Country, North Adelaide.

The service will honour Yankunytjatjara woman Dr O’Donoghue’s lifelong work and advocacy to improve the rights, health, and well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and pay their respects. The service will be held at St Peter’s Cathedral, Kaurna Country, North Adelaide. To register your attendance, please visit Eventbrite.

In lieu of flowers, the family has kindly requested consideration for people and organisations wishing to honour Dr O’Donoghue, to donate to the Lowitja O’Donoghue Foundation.

Watch the live stream in the link below

If you are unable to attend, the state funeral livestream will be available to view for free from 1 pm on Friday, 8 March 2024.

Dr Lowitja State Funeral Notice

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Mary Wilson
Mary Wilson
1 month ago

Dear Lowitja , Thank you for your inspiring life of service , your warm hand of friendship and your generous spirit.
With love, Mary Wilson, wife of late Hon Ian Wilson AM.