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A plaque commemorates the work of Isabella Ross who was educated at the universities of Melbourne and Glasgow.

She worked as a Clinical Assistant at the Queen Victoria, Royal Women`s and Children`s hospitals. Actively involved with infant welfare she helped establish the first Victorian baby clinic at Richmond in June 1917 and became a central figure in the Victorian Baby Health Centres Association.

On 9 June 1938, Isabella Younger Ross was awarded the Order of the British Empire for her services as secretary to the Baby Health Centre Association of Victoria.


Address:52 – 112 Keppell Street, Queen Elizabeth Maternal & Child Welfare Centre, Carlton, 3053
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.794537
Long: 144.965776
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Link: http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonl…
Source: MA, ADB
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