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Marie Joan Winch interviewed by Stuart Reid for the Battye Library collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1531080
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Winch, Joan, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1994 Apr. 11-1994 June 20 
19 sound tape reels ; 7 in. 
Series

Battye Library collection.

Summary

Winch, an Aboriginal health worker & Commissioner on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, talks about her childhood, work, studies and family. She describes the various hospitals in which she has worked; health problems of Aboriginal people and the work she did with the Aboriginal Medical Service; the setting up of Marr Mooditj as a health worker training college and her hopes for its future as part of an Aboriginal university. Winch also discusses her spiritual beliefs and her views on health care and various issues affecting Aboriginal people.

Notes

The J.S. Battye Library of West Australian History is part of the State Library of Western Australia.

Interview conducted in association with the J.S.Battye Library of West Australian History.

Recorded between April and Jene 1994 at Coolbellup, W.A.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Corrected transcript available (typescript, 148 leaves) 
Subjects Winch, Joan -- Interviews.  |  Medical personnel -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Health services administrators -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Reid, Stuart, 1953-, Interviewer  |  State Library of Western Australia  |  J.S. Battye Library of West Australian History

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