Townsville gave me a snapshot of life in the north and helped develop my understanding of how life works differently in settings away from capital cities.
My most memorable holiday was my first solo trip to Europe when I spontaneously abandoned my trip to meet up with my older sister in Rome for a day. It turned into a week-long Italian adventure.
I’m lucky to have met various people through my involvement with local sporting and business groups such as: Pat Rafter, Lleyton Hewitt, John Newcombe, Tony Roche, John Alexander, Jesinta Campbell to name a few…
My time studying at JCU exposed me to different avenues to advocate for Aboriginal people and gave me the foundation to start TAG – Traditional Aboriginal Games.
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Townsville will always be ‘home’ and generally I get the family back a couple of times a year. I have to get my boys back often enough that they don’t grow up to be Broncos supporters!
“My motto is: You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough!” Barbara Smith.
Callum O’Brien shares his link to Townsville: Townsville was our closest major business centre when growing up on ‘The Brook’ – a cattle property 180km north west of Charters Towers.