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The Kowloon Kid


Phil Brown

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

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Phil Brown

Phil Brown

Phil Brown is Arts Editor of The Courier-Mail and has a popular column in the lifestyle magazine Brisbane News. He has written for a range of national and international newspapers and magazines and has published his poetry widely in the mainstream press and literary journals. He is the author of two books of verse - Plastic Parables (Metro Community Press) and An Accident in the Evening (Interactive Press). His book of humorous travel stories, Travels with My Angst (UQP, 2004) was short-listed for the Arts Queensland Steele Rudd Award at the 2005 Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards. Any Guru Will Do (UQP 2006) was the second in his memoir series. From 1963 to 1970 he lived in Hong Kong where his father ran a construction company. He lives in Brisbane’s north with his wife Sandra, son Hamish and a Maltese Shi Tzu called Sarge.

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Steve Austin

Steve Austin

With a thirst for knowledge and an interest in philosophy, history, contemporary Australia, politics and motorbikes, Steve likes to discuss ideas.

Truth and trust are the values most important to Steve pursues an issue important to the people of this city.

Steve left high school with a notation on his report card: "Steve has a problem with authority", which is why he’s great at asking the hard questions of politicians, community leaders and those in positions of power on ABC Brisbane Drive.

Steve has had a varied career at the ABC from TV Current affairs, as well as ABC Radio news and presenting a variety of Queensland radio programs.

Steve’s love of Brisbane and passion for fighting the good fight ensures lively and informative conversation every evening on ABC Brisbane Drive.


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