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Maisie Pauline (Oam) Adams

Firsts: First and only female Associate of the Australian Insurance Institute in the Northern Territory

Special Achievements:

Author of 'A Quality of Life - Early Life in Darwin'.

1993 - Awarded Order of Australia Medal for contribution to sport.

Miscellaneous: Represented Northern Territory in hockey and basketball as player, coach and administrator. Participates regularly in Masters Games. Member of Australian Women's Cricket team 1973 World Cup in Women's Cricket (first). Of Aboriginal, white American, Filipino and Chinese descent on Mother's side Of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Island and Indonesian descent on Father's side