• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE3757

Vernon, Barbara Mary

(1916 – 1979)
  • Born 25 July, 1916, Inverell New South Wales Australia
  • Died 1 April, 1979, Sydney New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Scriptwriter


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.

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