Winner announced 4 April 2016

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COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCED. Read on. Twenty years ago  the above sandstone carving by Brisbane sculptor Dr Rhyl Hinwood was erected at the University of Queensland to celebrate the successful publication of some of Hugh’s books by the University of Queensland Press (UQP).…

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Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences

Hugh Lunn was made a Fellow of the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences on 4 November 2015. He was one of a small group of scientists and academics, made Academy Fellows by Governor Paul de Jersey AC at a ceremony on Wednesday night at Government House, Brisbane.…

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Hugh on being Australian

Click on the graphic below to hear Hugh and ABC Radio 612’s Steve Austin talk about Being Australian

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Reliable Memoirs

Over the Top with Jim received a kind word from Finch Publishing in Sydney which awards a $10,000 prize each year for an unpublished memoir.

Interviewed by Kelly Higgins-Devine on 612 ABC Local Radio (Monday 12 October 2015) publisher Rex Finch said that Hugh Lunn’s Over the Top with Jim (still in print) “was phenomenal in terms of its breadth of appeal.…

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The State of Origin Musical is on stage November 2019

King Wally Lewis and his best mate Gene Miles turned up unannounced at rehearsals  to see what State of Origin The Musical was all about.
They stayed for an hour.
After one rousing song Gene Miles leapt out of his seat and shouted: “Give me the ball, I’m gonna take it up!”
All the actors said it was a thrill – but also rather intimidating – to meet the real men.…

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25th anniversary of Over the Top with Jim

November 2014 is a time to CELEBRATE. On the 13th it will be 25 years since the Berlin Wall came down – and the launch of Over the Top with Jim at the Boomerang Theatre, Annerley in Brisbane. Yet, while some say “books have the shelf life of yoghurt”, Over the Top is still in print today with ABC Books – and is now included in The Big Book of Lunn along with its sequel Head Over Heels.

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