Cora Gooseberry

Cora Gooseberry

This new display takes a look at Cora Gooseberry’s life from a different angle. Celebrating her triumph in the face of adversity and providing political and historical context to her day-to-day life.

DATE: 25 Jan 2023 - 04 Jun 2023

Queen Cora Gooseberry, a Sydney Matriarch and Entrepreneur, was born into an Indigenous matriarchal society and witnessed the colonisation of her Country, people, livelihood and womanhood.

Cora lived during a pivotal part of Australia’s colonial history, and her grit and determination have provided strength and ambition to Indigenous women around the nation.

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