Boy from Oz blog

An Australian journo on leave from the ABC and living in the UK. 
Radio star Bruce Atkinson shifts out of comfort zone - again

Radio star Bruce Atkinson...

Originally published on the Sunshine Coast Daily 20 July 2019 MULTI-AWARD winning ABC radio senior Sunshine Coast journalist Bruce Atkinson has never shied from [...]

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Indigenous ranger's quest to preserve Simpson Desert knowledge and 60,000-year-old history of his people

Indigenous ranger's quest to...

Originally published on ABC 8 July 2019 Key points: Work is underway to gather and preserve Aboriginal knowledge and stories about the Simpson Desert As well [...]

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Woolooga bushfire recovery boosted by volunteers helping ease farmers' heartache

Woolooga bushfire recovery...

Originally published on ABC 11 October 2018 Three weeks after terrifying fires ripped through a tiny Queensland community, the spirits of devastated farmers are [...]

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Super Netball: Meet 'silent assassin' Karla Pretorius, Sunshine Coast Lightning's grand final weapon

Super Netball: Meet 'silent...

Originally published on ABC 25 August 2018 Sunshine Coast Lightning goal defence, Karla Pretorius, will play a vital role in her team's attempt to create [...]

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Rainbow Beach teenager thriving after parents ignore advice to switch off life support

Rainbow Beach teenager...

Originally published on ABC 19 July 2018 Two weeks after Tristan Sik was critically injured in a road accident, doctors advised his parents to turn off his life [...]

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Queensland Police officer 'in awe' of community's help at road fatality pens emotional letter

Queensland Police officer...

Originally published on ABC 28 June 2018 The recent road traffic death of a man on Queensland's Sunshine Coast has prompted a veteran police officer to write [...]

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