Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- Social worker
Anne Stanton was born in Adelaide and educated at the St Peter's Girls' School. On leaving school she attended the Conservatorium of Music and then joined the School of Social Studies. Her first job was with the Probation Branch of the Sheriff's Gaols and Prisons Department. Stanton later became a senior social worker for the Crippled Children's Association. As Vice-President of the Muscular Dystrophy Association she completed many country visits and with Adelaide Legacy she helped set up holiday camps for children. Stanton was involved with the National Trust, Friends of the Gallery, opera, theatre and the Lyceum Club. On 6 June 1978 Stanton was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australian for her work with crippled children.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/dStanton%2C+Anne%2C+1898-2000/dstanton+anne+1898+2000/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=dstanton+anne+1898+2000&1,1, accessed 2004-04-06.