JENKINS, Ida Elizabeth
Also known as: née Osbourne, Liz. Professionally she was known as Elizabeth Osbourne and Ida Elizabeth Jenkins.
Died: 30/10/2014Special Achievements:
A pioneer of children's radio, women's issues and the Save the Children Fund, and a founding member of the Children's Book Council of Australia.
1954 - Was the only female national broadcaster to cover the Queen's first tour of Australia.
1977 - Received a Member of the British Empire (MBE) award for radio and Arts.
Pioneered a radio programme on the ABC Radio called 'The Argonauts', a childrens' radio listening club. Author of 'Good Rowing!'