- 25 July 1916
Inverell, New South Wales, Australia
- April 1979
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Barbara Vernon worked for 2NZ radio and for the ABC, first in radio drama, and then in television. At 2NZ she ran a radio pen club for children, and hosted children's hour. Her radio serial on Georges Sand was broadcast by ABC radio. Vernon was the author of Bellbird, a long-running television series in the 1960s.