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Inspiring Australian Women – Lauren Jackson

The achievements of Lauren Jackson are legendary and now recognized by her inclusion in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, only the second Australian, and first Australian woman to be so honoured. Basketball was pretty much Lauren’s life from when she...

A War Widow and Holbrook, NSW.

How many of us have driven to Melbourne passing through the town of Holbrook? And thought how odd it was to have a couple of submarines landlocked in this tiny place? Well, it is in part due to a War Widow named Gundula Holbrook. Lieutenant Norman Holbrook commanded...

The dynamic duo of the artist Margaret Hadfield and the historian Dr Kathryn Spurling

Article in the Canberra Times... It's been all systems go lately for Canberra artist Margaret Hadfield and historian Dr Kathryn Spurling, who are now being dubbed - what else but?- The Artist and The Historian. They are also proving age is no barrier to creativity....

Anzac Courage: Curtis McGrath

During August and September 2015 Australian Army Sapper Curtis McGrath, added more medals to the cabinet. At the ICF Canoe Sprint & Paracanoe World Championships in Milan, Italy, in late August he defended the World VL2 200m title he won in Moscow in 2014. Even...

Culture of Silence

Culture of Silence

ABC Four Corners Interview Mon 13 Jun 2011, 8:00pm Transcript of Interview KERRY O'BRIEN, PRESENTER: A former naval recruit recalls an experience in the Defence Force that she says has marred her life forever. Welcome to Four Corners. Back in 1970 Four Corners first...