Rookhurst Gloucester Hospital Auxiliary to disband

Julia Driscoll
By Julia Driscoll
Updated May 16 2022 - 5:08am, first published May 12 2022 - 8:00am
Rookhurst Gloucester Hospital Auxiliary members Jean Holstein, Judy Hopkins, Jan Middlebrook and Jan Cairns. Photo Anne Keen

After 67 years of serving the community, the Rookhurst Gloucester Hospital Auxiliary has been forced to fold because of a lack of willing volunteers.


Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll


Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.