July 24, 1979: New era for GV Hospital

September 27, 2017

Hospital manager, Mr Geoff Nice (left), with Director of Nursing, Miss Ellen Matthews and Federal Member for Murray Mr Bruce Lloyd, pictured with the Governor, Sir Henry Winneke.

A large crowd packed the dining section of the new Goulburn Valley Base Hospital, for the official opening by the Governor, Sir Henry Winneke. 

Dr Knox Jamieson, GVBH medical superintendent and Mrs Joy Ross-Edwards, share a joke with Sir Henry Winneke at afternoon tea during Sunday's official opening of the new hospital. 
Escorted by hospital board chairman, Mr Graham Hill, the Governor, Sir Henry Winneke makes an inspection tour of the hospital. 
Mrs Dawn Hill, wife of the hospital board chairman, chats with Lady Winneke during the afternoon tea at Sunday's opening of the GVBH. 
Sir Henry Winneke paused to chat with two members of the nursing staff as he made an inspection tour after officially opening the Goulburn Valley Base Hospital at Shepparton. 
The Governor unveils the commemorative plaque naming the ward section the Geoffrey Nice Wing at Sunday's hospital opening. 
A large crowd where in attendance. 
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