Open Art Studio

Drummoyne Art Society, in conjunction with our museum, has an “Open Art Studio” at the museum for the month of September. Local artists include Lois Janik, Judy Cowen, Jose Gutierrez, Ann Harris, Marina Matwejev and Leeka Gruzdeff. Paintings will be on … Continue reading “Open Art Studio”

How Nursing Has Changed – Talk

Jan Bell, a Vietnam veteran, will talk about the start of her career as a trainee nurse at 113 AGH up until her retirement 40 years later. Thirty of those years were spend at Concord Repatriation General Hospital. Since her retirement she is still at t … Continue reading “How Nursing Has Changed – Talk”

It all began with Florence

Florence Nightingale is regarded as the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence during the Crimean War. The involvement of Australian women as nurses in war began in 1898 with the formation of the Australian Nursing Service of NSW, from which … Continue reading “It all began with Florence”