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Biographical entry Grant, Beryl (1921 - )

AO, OBE

Born
11 September 1921
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Beryl Grant worked as a nurse in Western Australia. She was later appointed magistrate of the Perth Children's Court. Grant was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire, 1 January 1976, for her nursing work. On 12 June 2000 she was appointed Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for her service to nursing and the community, through the support and development of services and programmes for children and families, particularly in rural and remote areas of Australia.

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Events

1950
Award - Florence Nightingale Scholarship received
1959 - 1980
Career position - Matron at Ngula Mothercraft and Training Centre
1968
Award - Churchill Fellowship received
1968
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
1977
Award - Queen's Jubilee Medal received
1980 - 1989
Career position - Magistrate at the Perth Children's Court
1993
Award - Advance Australia Award received
2000
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on Matron Beryl Grant, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Tanner, Ian Bowe, Beryl's World: the Multifaceted Life of Beryl Grant, Verwood Press, Wanniassa, Australian Capital Territory, 2002, 213 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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