Rona Ellen GLYNN
Also known as: Rona Schaber
Born: 24 September 1936
Died: 4 January 1965
Aboriginal or Torrest Stait Islander: YesSpecial Achievements:
1955 - First Aboriginal teacher in Alice Springs (grade 2 - Hartley Street School).
1962 - First Aboriginal charge sister (maternity ward) in Alice Springs Hospital.
1965 - First Aboriginal woman to have a preschool named in her honour in Alice Springs.
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Falconer, Rebecca. Nurse’s legacy of love: Pre-school named for “Nightingale of Bush”. Centralian Advocate. August 26, 2005:10.
Nelson, Alex. The joker in the pack. Alice Springs News. May 22, 2008:7.
Petrick, Jose. (2010, November). The History of Alice Springs through Landmarks & Street Names. St Marys, South Australia: Openbook Howden Design and Print. p. 155.
RONA GLYNN PRESCHOOL
Rona Glynn – Nursing Sister