• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0866

Parker, Barbara

(1934 – )
  • Born 1 January, 1934, Adelaide South Australia Australia
  • Occupation Nurse


Barbara Parker, née North, was born in Adelaide. She became a tutor (unqualified) at Ru Rua Hospital in the late 1960s and moved from there to a part-time appointment with the Public Health Department (PHD). In 1970 she became a full time member of the staff of the Occupational Health Branch of the PHD, where she is still employed. Barbara Parker has been actively involved in the professional affairs of nursing including the Occupational Health Nurses’ Association.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Barbara Parker [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin

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  • Related Organisations
    • Methodist Ladies' College (MLC), Adelaide (1902 - 1977)