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Title Australian Story: Educating Miss Siobhan
Published Australia : ABC, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (27 min. 59 sec.) ; 169300798 bytes
Summary Introduced by Joe 0'Brien of ABC News 24Featuring Rugby League's Wayne Bennett and Peter MortimerThis week's program leaps across decades and geography to tell the inspiring story of a young family and the death of a beloved sporting legend. Peter Jackson was the gifted 'larrikin' who forged a spectacular career in rugby league and as 'the Mattie Johns of his day' on TV. His wife Siobhan matched him for high spirits and 'life of the party' personality. But his sudden death, aged 33, from a heroin overdose uncovered a harrowing story of school sexual abuse in his teens.With three small children to raise Siobhan Jackson faced big challenges. For the last year she's been the well regarded principal of one of the most remote schools in Australia
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2015-03-30 at 20:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Athletes -- Conduct of life.
Death -- Causes.
Football coaches.
Football players -- Family relationships.
Male sexual abuse victims -- Psychology.
New South Wales -- Sydney.
Form Streaming video
Author O'Brien, Joe, host
Butcher, Wayne, contributor
Darveniza, Brigid, contributor
Dempster, Quentin, contributor
Denton, Andrew, contributor
Jackson, Jim, contributor
Jackson, Lucy, contributor
Jackson, Ned, contributor
Jackson, Peter, contributor
Jackson, Siobhan, contributor
Mortimer, Peter, contributor
O'Brien, Diana, contributor
O'Brien, John, contributor
O'Brien, Siobhan, contributor
Rokeby, Cecily, contributor
Sandy, Reniat, contributor
Sarra, Chris, contributor