ABC Foreign correspondents spill the beans

Three renowned ABC journalists will join local ABC presenter Vicki Kerrigan on Tuesday, April 3 in a public forum to discuss their experiences as foreign correspondents.

The three journalists Mark Willacy, former ABC Middle East correspondent, Sean Dorney, ABC Pacific correspondent and John Taylor, former ABC China correspondent will discuss such topics as Can Australian media outlets hope to adequately cover events all over the world?.

The forum will be held at the Lismore Workers Club at 7pm and coincides with the exhibition Through Australian Eyes a celebration of 75 years of ABC foreign reporting currently on display at the Lismore Library.

Due to the popularity of the exhibition a large turnout is expected on the night and reservations can be made by contacting Neville Jennings on 0405 244 903 or emailing

On the same day, anyone interested in a journalism career can speak in person to the foreign correspondents at ground floor of the Lismore City Library from 4-5pm.

Upper primary, high school and university students are encouraged to attend and large groups should book by phoning Lucy Kinsley at the Library on 6621 2464.

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