Born: Established: 1934 Bega ; Died: 6 May 2011 Moruya
Mary Duroux was educated in Bega and left school at the age of fourteen to work in a factory in Sydney. For many years she worked picking beans and peas, as a domestic and in factories. In 1963 she moved to Kempsey, married and became involved in Aboriginal issues. In 1977 she was appointed to the Aboriginal Arts Board of the Australia Council. In 1989 Mary moved back to Moruya.