Named after Faith Bandler, an Australian civil rights activist and campaigner for the rights of Indigenous Australians. Faith Bandler was best known for her leadership in the campaign for the 1967 referendum on Aboriginal Australians. She was awarded the Human Rights Medal in 1997.
Named after Judith Wright, the second Australian to receive the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. She was a founding member and President of the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland and fought to conserve the Great Barrier Reef. Judith Wright was also an ardent supporter for the Aboriginal land rights movement.