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Lois Peeler Lois Peeler i(A108994 works by) (birth name: Lois Briggs) (a.k.a. Sandra Peeler)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal
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Lois Peeler started modelling as a teenager at the Glenda Marshall Model School. She was the niece of Gladys and Sir Douglas Nicholls. Her first employment opportunity was at GTV Channel Nine working with Hal Todd on the Breakfast Show and she went on to model in the 1961 Gold Medal Garments for the Wool Board. Peeler travelled overseas in Europe and in 1969 settled in the United States where she raised her two girls. She returned to Australia to work with her late sister ;'>Hyllus Maris who was instrumental in establishing the Worawa College for Aborigines. Lois has worked as the Manager of the Aboriginal Employment Unit of the Victorian Public Service Board and has become involved in Indigenous Tourism. She was also one of the original members of The Sapphires.

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