Noosa Council Media Release
A look at conflict through the eyes of war’s unsung workers Noosa Library Service brings Queensland academic Irene Rogers and Coast-based author Ian Mansfield to Cooroy in the lead-up to Anzac Day to offer a unique perspective on war.
Irene Rogers, a humanitarian nurse, will tell the story of the WWI Australian Bluebird Nurses – the subject of her PhD thesis Breaking Bread with the Dead. “Irene Rogers worked for many years as a humanitarian nurse in areas of conflict and post conflict. She was fascinated with the diaries and letters of the WWI Australian Bluebir...