Vale Marty Morrison

23.6.1928  –  2.9.2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marty Morrison, long time member of the Marrickville Peace Group (MPG) and dedicated human rights and peace activist.

Marty was a remarkable woman of great love, compassion and generosity. Age never dulled her determination to campaign for human rights and an end to discrimination and oppression in all its forms. Marty was a stalwart of the MPG, a tireless campaigner and an inspiration to members and peace advocates alike. Her memory will forever help us focus on striving to make this world a more caring, equal and peaceful place.

Our condolences go to her family and friends and all who loved and admired her.

Online Funeral Ceremony Details

The Funeral Ceremony will be held on Friday September 10th from 11am to 12.15pm.
Marty’s family has made the following Zoom link available for those wishing to join the ceremony online:
Time: Sep 10, 2021 11:00 AM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 891 3414 7236
Passcode: 463895

Further information can be obtained from Melanie –

Facets of Marty’s Life

1. Facebook page
2. Naaman Zhou, ”Hard to believe it’s a century’: Australians fall silent to mark end of world war one’, The Guardian, Nov 11, 2018. (This article quotes Marty who was interviewed at this Remembrance Day event).
3. Marty Morrison, Comments on MPG post ‘Palestinian children still victims of Israeli abuse’, Feb 24, 2018.
4. Natasha Mitchell, interview with Marty, ‘The compulsive protester’, Life Matters, Jun 12, 2014 [16min 2sec].
5. Marty Morrison, ‘Marty in Palestine’, On Line Opinion, Nov 11, 2010.

1 thought on “Vale Marty Morrison

  1. A wonderful tribute to a truly remarkable woman. Mum gained great energy from working with like-minded people, like all of you in the Marrickville Peace Group.
    May she be dancing with angels.

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