• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0701

Berton, Marina Elizabeth Anne

(1948 – )
  • Born 1 January, 1948, Mildura Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Teacher


Marina Berton was born at Mildura, Victoria in 1948 to Italian-born parents who had emigrated in 1937. Berton moved to Adelaide to attend Wattle Park Teachers College in 1965. Early in her teaching career she became involved in English language adult education for migrants, and more recently in developing Italian language education for second generation Italo-Australians. Throughout, Berton has been much involved with the Italian Federation of Emigrant Workers and their Families (FILEF), including six years as its President.

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Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Marina Berton [sound recording] Interviewer: Helen Chryssides