Tweddle 1970’s Timeline

  • The last school of Mothercraft Nurses completed their course on the 23rd November 1978. Since September 1989, students from the Footscray Technical College doing the Child Care Studies (Applied Social Science). Course have been coming to Tweddle for the practical experience.
  • The Soroptimist Club of Cut Paw Paw sponsored a most attractive leaflet for the Tweddle Auxiliary.
  • Matron Ballard attended the 11th Quadrennial Convention of the Soroptimist International in Honolulu in June 1979.
  • The West Footscray Rotary Club and Soroptimist Club of Cut Paw Paw donated a beautiful Carousel for the children.
  • Princess Mikasa of Japan,visited Tweddle in 1971.
  • 1970 was the Jubilee Year
  • 1971 Lady Bolte presented Tweddle nurses with Mothercraft exam awards
  • 1975 Dame Commander awarded to Jacobena Angliss DBE by Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II
  • 1977 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II awarded Dame Jacobena Angliss DBE the Silver Jubilee Medal for outstanding service

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Tweddle would like to acknowledge and pay our respects to the Traditional Custodians,
past and present, of this land Wurundjeri on which Tweddle provide its services.