APRIL 2019 CAPITAL NEWS
The change of seasons brings welcome relief to the uncontrollable fires and floods we’ve seen savage opposite ends of the country.
So many of our friends have been affected and all we can do is reach out and hope that they are ok.
There’s not a better person to write about the land when it’s at its worst or best and Susan Jarvis discussed this in detail with Sara Storer in our cover story. Sara’s new album Raindance is the hope that many of us are seeking.
Following his recent Golden Guitar win it’s a treat to have our favourite “citizen of the world” Tommy Emmanuel back in the country this month for some tour dates.
Resilience comes in many forms, and in this issue, Bec Belt chatted with a true female warrior, 20-year-old Keely Johnson. Keely is determined not to be defined by her health battles, but for her talent and charity work. She’s quite remarkable.
With the recent tragedy in New Zealand I think the emphasis on our relationship with our cousins will be greater than ever as we respect the fallen on ANZAC Day.
We’re also thrilled to catch up with Harmony James, and US artists Jake Owen and Ms Loretta Lynn who celebrates her 87th birthday on April 1 with a huge concert in her honour.
You can read the first diary from 2019 Toyota Star Maker winner Blake O’Connor and in our One To Watch series meet Star Maker grand finalist Matt James.