Read a letter from Olive Pink to her friend Joan Walker in Hobart, written during WWII ( c.1942-45) describing her life camping at Thompson's Rockhole - from the University of Tasmania Special and Rare Materials collection, (donated by B.B.(Jim) Walker).


Women Tasmania, Significant Tasmanian Women: Olive Pink (1884-1975), Early Anthropologist, Aboriginal Rights Activist and Botanical Artist, 2001.

Australian Women biographical entry

Brief biography published on the Voyages resort website

Biographical entry from Australian Dictionary of Biography

Perspectives on Miss Pink, three articles entitled Shades of Pink, Appropriately Pink and Memories of Miss Pink published in BushMag, Journal of the Outback

ABC broadcast transcript of a story about Olive Pink narrrated by her biographer Julie Marcus in 2002

Book review of The Indomitable Miss Pink by Julie Marcus

The Olive Pink Society Bulletin

Article about Olive Pink by Julie Marcus (author of The Indomitable Miss Pink: a life in anthropology, 2001 and editor of First in their field: women and Australian anthropology, 1993) published in the Olive Pink Society Bulletin;dn=200003169;res=APAFT

Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Website for the Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Alice Springs


FIERCE is an artistic adaptation of the life of the anthropologist and botanist Olive Pink