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Margaret Morgan Margaret Morgan i(A13288 works by)
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y separately published work icon The Second Cure Sydney : Random House Australia , 2018 14175508 2018 single work novel science fiction

'A pandemic is racing through our world, changing people subtly but irrevocably. The first sign for some is losing their faith. For others it comes as violent outpourings of creativity, reckless driving and seeing visions.

'Scientist Charlotte Zinn is close to a cure when her partner becomes infected. Overnight her understanding of the disease is turned upside down. Should she change the path of evolution?

'As Australia is torn apart, reporter Brigid Bayliss is determined to uncover the dark truth behind the religious response to the outbreak.

'Brigid and Charlotte find themselves on the frontline of a world splintering into far left and far right, with unexpected power to change the course of history. But at what cost?
Dark, thrilling and compulsively readable, The Second Cure is a provocative debut novel about control, courage and belief.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2019 finalist Norma K. Hemming Award Long Work
2018 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
form y separately published work icon Water Rats ( dir. Tim Burstall et. al. )agent 1996 Australia : Nine Network Hal McElroy Southern Star , 1996-2001 Z1725223 1996 series - publisher film/TV crime

Water Rats is an Australian police television series which was broadcast on the Nine Network between 1996 and 2001. The series was based around the men and women of the Sydney Water Police who fight crime across Sydney Harbour and surrounding locales. The show was set on and around Goat Island in Sydney Harbour.

1998 shortlisted Logie Awards Most Outstanding Series
1998 shortlisted Logie Awards Most Popular Series
1997 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Achievement in Drama Production
form y separately published work icon A Country Practice ( dir. Igor Auzins et. al. )agent Sydney Australia : JNP Films Seven Network , 1981-1993 Z1699739 1981-1994 series - publisher film/TV

Set in a small, fictional, New South Wales country town called Wandin Valley, A Country Practice focused on the staffs of the town's medical practice and local hospital and on the families of the doctors, nurses, and patients. Many of the episodes also featured guest characters (frequently patients served by the practice) through whom various social and medical problems were explored. Although often considered a soap opera, the series was not built around an open-ended narrative; instead, the two one-hour episodes screened per week formed a self-contained narrative block, though many of the storylines were developed as sub-plots for several episodes before becoming the focus of a particular week's storyline. While the focus was on topical issues such as youth unemployment, suicide, drug addiction, HIV/AIDS, and terminal illness, the program did sometimes explore culturally sensitive issues, including, for example, the Aboriginal community and their place in modern Australian society.

Among the show's principal characters were Dr Terence Elliott, local policeman Sergeant Frank Gilroy, Esme Watson, Shirley Dean Gilroy, Bob Hatfield, Vernon 'Cookie' Locke, and Matron Margaret 'Maggie' Sloan. In addition to its regularly rotating cast of characters, A Country Practice also had a cast of semi-regulars who would make appearances as the storylines permitted. Interestingly, while the series initially targeted the adult and older youth demographic, it became increasingly popular with children over the years.

1992 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
1986 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
1985 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
1984 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
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