ACT Treasurer Andrew Barr
ACT Treasurer Andrew Barr AAP Image - Lukas Coch

Australian man killed in bolivian bus crash identified

THE Australian man killed in a tourist bus crash in Bolivia at the weekend has been identified.

Canberra man Kurt Steel, who was a media advisor to ACT Treasurer Andrew Barr, was among nine people who were killed and 24 injured when the bus overturned coming back from a visit to Bolivia's famed Salar de Uyuni salt flats.

The bus, which had set out from Uyuni, stopped in Potosi en route to La Paz, was carrying 35 people.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade released a statement confirming consular officials were providing assistance to an Australian injured in a bus crash in Bolivia and to the family of an Australian who was killed in the same incident - APN Newsdesk.



Toolooa St motel on the market by receivers

Toolooa St motel on the market by receivers

Motel for sale by expressions of interest.

New stores, Kmart expansion part of $10m proposed upgrade

New stores, Kmart expansion part of $10m proposed upgrade

But still no date for centre's major redevelopment.

Your guide to the region's Anzac Day services and marches

Your guide to the region's Anzac Day services and marches

Where and when you can commemorate Anzac Day.

Local Partners