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Fellowship: To study an aspect of early childhood and/or primary education (in honour of Nancy Fairfax) Availability: Annually Region:Offered Nationally

Lady Nancy Fairfax was born in England in 1916 and following the completion of her schooling was involved with voluntary work with children and in schools. Travelling to Australia in 1937 she met her husband to be, Vincent, and they were married in London in 1939.

Relocating to Australia in 1939 and having four children in the 1940’s Lady Nancy took on a busy public life including editor of the Countrywomen Journal a volunteer with the Red Cross, Patron of the Foundation of Aged Care and the Malcolm Sargent Cancer Fund. She was always an energetic advocate for the value of early childhood education and the needs of children in general.

The Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation established the Nancy Fairfax Churchill Fellowship to honour their Patron who had served the Foundation for over 45 years. Lady Nancy passed away in 2007.



Fellow Year Category Media
Cathy Little, Cathy 2018
Marcus Mulcahy, Marcus 2017 Education
Technology
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Bernard Shakeshaft, Bernard 2014 Social Welfare
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Carly Davenport, Carly 2013 Social Welfare
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Tania Porter, Tania 2012 Education
Social Welfare
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Marita CHENG AM, Marita 2011 Science
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Michelle ROBERTS, Michelle 2010 Education
Social Welfare
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Kerry HODGE, Kerry 2009 Education
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Shelley PEERS AM, Shelley 2008 Education
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Gregory ANTCLIFF, Gregory 2007 Education
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Leonie JACKSON, Leonie 2006 Education
Health And Medicine
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