Eva Mabel GARLAND
Also known as: née Lawrence, Mable
Born: 30 June 1912Special Achievements:
1990 - Received Advance Australia award.
1992 - Received Australian Day Citizenship award.
1995 - Recipient of Adult Learners’ Award.
1999 - Received Premier’s Seniors Achievement Award.
2002 - Awarded Medal of the Order of Australia, service to children with visual impairments as a transcriber of books into Braille.
Pioneer woman of Broken Hill, New South Wales. Transcriber of over 360 children's books into Braille. Spent 65 years transcribing children's literature into Braille for the North Rocks School in Sydney.
With Catherine Francis BONNES, received Premier’s Seniors Achievement Awards, Sydney Town Hall, 30 July 1999.
Local women honored. Barrier Daily Truth. July 30, 1999:5.