Activist grandmother moves outside comfort zone


June Norman is not some radical, dreadlocked ratbag, although she has been arrested for her protesting. She is a woman with five children and seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, from a conservative background who has simply decided to live a life less ordinary. She splits her time between working in East Timor as a teacher, originally with the Catholic agency PALMS, and in Australia as an activist. At 67, she's a latecomer to the activism thing - Kathleen Noonan

Activist grandmother moves outside comfort zone