Bryan, Laurie (AA 43)

Laurie Bryan

Laurie Bryan actively worked and lobbied for the rights of South Australian Aboriginal people for more than three decades. He was a member of the South Australian Advancement League, contributed to the formation of the Aboriginal Progress Association and formed the Aboriginal Education Foundation of South Australia. For his voluntary services, Bryan was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 1981.

The South Australian Museum Archives contains recorded interviews of Aboriginal Progress Association members and residents of the Port Augusta Aboriginal reserve.