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Biographical entry Trundle, Ailsa Merle (1916 - 2002)

9 August 1916
Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia
26 April 2002


Ailsa Trundle was one of the first Australian women to be offered a partnership in an architectural firm (1943). She specialised in designing for the welfare field, designing facilities for the Autistic Children's Association, the Presbyterian home for the ages, the Greenvale Geriatric Centre, the Carnsworth Garoopna Nursing Home and the Dalkeith Home for the Aged, amongst others.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Newspaper Articles

  • Hudson, Susan, 'Obituary: Ailsa Merle Trundle, Architect', The Age, 14 June 2002. Details

Online Resources

Ailie Smith