Forgotten River

Forgotten River podcast: Meet the people challenging Murray-Darling water policy to save Australia's outback river

John Hanscombe
By John Hanscombe
Updated September 17 2021 - 12:41am, first published September 16 2021 - 7:00pm

Crossing the narrow bridge is like driving into Henry Lawson's The Song of the Darling River. "I form fair island and glades all green," he wrote in 1899, "'Till every bend is a sylvan scene."

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John Hanscombe

John Hanscombe

National reporter, Australian Community Media

Four decades in the media, working in print and television. Formerly editor of the South Coast Register and Milton Ulladulla Times. Based on the South Coast of NSW.