Gwen Meredith

Author Gwen Meredith has died at her home in Bowral, in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. Meredith is best known for her work as the writer of the long-running ABC radio serial Blue Hills. The program ran for 27 years and aired for 5,795 episodes. In addition to her radio work she also wrote four novels: The Lawsons 1948, Blue Hills 1950, Beyond Blue Hills: The Ternna Boolla Story 1953, and Into the Sun: a Blue Hills novel 1961. She was made a Member of the British Empire (MBE) in 1967 for her services to radio entertainment, and was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1977 for services to the arts.

See also "The Age", and "The Australian".

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