- 21 May 1917
Northam, Western Australia, Australia
- Novelist and Servicewoman
After serving with the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAAF) during the Second World War, Elizabeth Backhouse worked as a scriptwriter with Korda Films in England. Backhouse returned to Australia in 1951. She is a writer of novels, children's stories, plays, filmscripts, a ballet and a musical.
Sources used to compile this entry: AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource, 2002, http://www.austlit.edu.au/; AustLit entry - 2002, http://www.austlit.edu.au, accessed 2003-10-07.