Posts Tagged ‘Western Australia’

I really didn’t want to go out after midnight in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. I’d heard the town could get a bit wild after dark. Kalgoorlie is the largest settlement for hundreds of kilometers. Most of the people who live there work at the Super Pit which is an open-cut gold mine almost four kilometers long, 1.6 kilometers wide and […]


In June 1993, I realized that radio meant more to me than life itself. There are lots of bugs that will kill you in the Australian Outback. Some of the deadliest are spiders (Redbacks and Funnel Webs). As part of the course I was on at the Australian Film Television and Radio School in Sydney, […]


The constant sound of dripping from the leaky tap in my room at The Palace Hotel is one of the lasting memories I have from the two weeks I spent in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. In June 1993, I presented the 7pm to midnight shift on, “Rockin’ The Goldfields 6KG”. I was sent there on my […]