• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0863

Leak, Jenny Elizabeth

(1937 – )
  • Born 1 January, 1937, Adelaide South Australia Australia
  • Occupation Nurse, Nurse educator


Jenny Leak was born in Adelaide, South Australia. Following paediatric 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

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Jenny Elizabeth Leak [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin