Vietnam Nurses

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Vietnam Nurses
Vietnam Nurses promotional poster.
Directed by Polly Watkins
Produced by Lizzette Atkins
Beth Frey
Written by Polly Watkins
Music by John Willsteed
Cinematography Michael Williams
Edited by Tony Stevens
Distributed by Ronin Films (Australia) / Circe Films (International)
Release date
2005 (2005)
Running time
52 minutes
Country Australia
Language English

Vietnam Nurses is a 2005 television documentary directed by Polly Watkins. It tells the story of six Australian Army nurses who served in a field hospital in Vietnam between the years 1962 and 1972.


  • Diane Badcock [1]
  • Anne Healey
  • Maggie Hopcraft
  • Jan McCarthy
  • Terrie Ross
  • Colleen Thurgar
  • Barry Morgan


The film won an Australian Film Institute award in 2006 and received a further 3 nominations.[citation needed]


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