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Biographical entry Dixon, Bettye

Alternative Names
  • Macnicol, Bettye (maiden name)


Bettye Dixon joined the Bureau of Meteorology in 1961, left in 1979 and rejoined in 1984.


BSc, University of Melbourne. Master of Resources and Environmental Studies. Joined the Bureau of Meteorology in 1961. Transferred to Adelaide regional office in 1965, also working at Adelaide Airport as an aviation forecaster. Returned to Melbourne and lectured in meteorology at the Central Training School, followed by a period in the Head Office Research and Development Section. Moved to Perth regional office, Special Services Section, 1971. Left the Bureau in 1979 and shifted to Canberra where she lectured at the Canberra College of Advanced Education, also presenting the weather for Channel 7, 1981-1982. Rejoined the Bureau in 1984 as head of the Canberra Liaison Section.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • 'The Sky is the Limit', Weather News, 202 (June 1973) (1973), 7-8. Details
  • 'Bettye Dixon Heads Canberra Liaison Section', Weather News, 268 (September 1984) (1984), 3. Details


See also

Helen Morgan