It was in Mt Morgan that Les Morgan met Pat Morgan, his wife-to-be. “I was a child bride,” jokes Pat, who is seven years younger than her beau.
When Jean Paterson was awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for her services to youth through the Girl Guides, her family couldn’t have been more proud.
TREVOR AND RHONDA HOOD
“We met at the SPC canning factory — I used to put extra fruit in the tins to catch her eye.”
Taylor Salmon’s recalls one of her funniest moments was a fashion faux pas… in the pouring rain, having to walk around Amsterdam wearing Van Gogh ponchos from the Van Gogh museum gift shop.
Dr Geoff Stanton, a passionate long distance runner has been fortunate to have met famous sports stars such as Robert De Castilla, Steve Moneghetti, Kerryn McCann and Clint Robinson.
From her recent Contiki Tour, Brittany Sossai says seeing snow for the first time in Switzerland is one of her most memorable highlights.
Born and bred! I’m one of five girls who were all raised and schooled in beautiful, sunny Townsville. I founded a company called Nanager in Melbourne – a reinvention of the modern nanny.
In the early 80s I worked part-time at two record stores in Townsville (Wavelength and Pet Sounds). The things I learned there gave me a fantastic grounding in music and what drives people to consume it.