Dr Ella Stack

Who is Ella Stack?

Dr Ella Stack moved to Darwin in 1961 with her family. A qualified doctor, she practised medicine until she was made "Mayor of a pile of rubble" after Cyclone Tracy.

In the 1970s she joined the Darwin Community College Council and was later  instrumental in getting the Menzies School of Health Research established.

Ella Stack attended some of the first Darwin Community College classes to get going again after Cyclone Tracy - until being Mayor made it hard to get her essays in on time.

Read Dr Ella Stack's video transcript (PDF 54kb)

Newspaper article

Read about Dr Ella Stack's involvement with the opening of the Menzies School of Health Research.

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