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Leak, Jenny Elizabeth (1937 - )

Born
1937
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Nurse and Nurse educator

Summary

Jenny Leak was born in Adelaide, South Australia. Following pediatric nursing and midwifery training Jenny's later appointments included six months at the Point McLeay Aboriginal Reserve. In 1966 Jenny was a member of a surgical team working in Bien Hoa, Vietnam, for six months. Subsequently she remained in Vietnam where she administered a community aid program for children. She joined the staff of the South Australian College of Advanced Education (Sturt Campus) in 1987

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/aLeak%2C+Jenny+Elizabeth%2C+1937-/aleak+jenny+elizabeth+1937/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=aleak+jenny+elizabeth+1937&1,1, accessed 2004-04-08.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Jenny Elizabeth Leak [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin, 12 December 1988, OH 17/64; Leak, Jenny Elizabeth (1937 - ); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Robin Secomb

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