Courtenay reveals cancer battle

AUTHOR Bryce Courtenay wants to be buried vertically with a tree planted above him when he dies of stomach cancer.

The highly acclaimed writer tonight told Channel Nine's A Current Affair he only had months to live.

He said he had had most of his stomach and part of his intestines removed in a bid to conquer the disease but had come to accept the fact that his days were numbered.

"I would (want) to be buried vertically,'' he said.

"And I want to be buried in a cardboard box. And then they are going to dump this thing vertical in.

Read more at News.com.au
 



Boost for job seekers with 36 traineeships on offer

Boost for job seekers with 36 traineeships on offer

Largest funding round since program was reinstated in 2015.

Influential lobby group hosts Gladstone business luncheon

Influential lobby group hosts Gladstone business luncheon

Business Council Australia will be in Gladstone next week.

New gadgets and equipment for Gladstone SES branches

New gadgets and equipment for Gladstone SES branches

Technology evolving for State Emergency Service.

Local Partners