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Pamela Ruskin Pamela Ruskin i(A34897 works by) (birth name: Pamela Zimbler) (a.k.a. Pamela June Ruskin)
Born: Established: 8 Jun 1902 Hampstead, London,
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 20 May 2010 Toorak, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1926
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Pamela Ruskin arrived in Australia with her family 1926. She attended St Catherine's Girls School and then graduated with an arts degree from the University of Melbourne. Ruskin worked as a freelance journalist and served in the RAN during World World II in the decoding section.

Ruskin married Alfred Ruskin, a Jewish refugee, printer and publisher, and raised their four children while continuing her freelance career. She contributed regularly to Australian Jewish News, was a judge for the Green Room Awards and (in 1970) won a Walkley Award for an article on Barry Humphries.

Source: Jeremy Ruskin, 'Award-Winning Scribe Who Held Strong Views', Age, 'Business Day', (19 June 2010): 11)

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