Died: 28/02/1988Special Achievements:
1935 - Winner of the S. H. Prior Memorial Prize for her first published novel Tiburon.
1942 - Australian Literary Society gold medal for The Battlers.
1960 - Won Children's Book Council Award for he novel All The Proud Tribesmen.
1980 - Recieved Order of Australia (AO) for work in literatureAdditional Information:
Author of many Australiana fiction books, plays, children's novels, and historical volumes