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Radio 4BC 1116 interview


Gary Washbourne speaks on Drive with Gary Hardgrave. February 28, 2013.

Listen here: 4BC Drive Audio Gary Washbourne

702 ABC Sydney News PM


Click here to listen to PMs report on Shallow Water Blackout. Michelle and George together with Sharon are interviewed. The Federal Minister of Sport and others are also interviewed  ABC702 Tim Palmer

Thank you from Michelle

February 27, 2013


It’s hard to believe its been four weeks today since our beautiful boy Jack was tragically taken from us. He was a healthy, happy, fun loving, caring, sporty, awesome boy who we all miss more than words can describe. I am so proud to be his Mother and will treasure every precious moment I had with him. I would like to thank everyone for their overwhelming support of our family and to everybody helping to spread the very important message about Shallow Water Blackout so we can prevent this type of terrible tragedy happening to another family. A BIG thanks to my sister Sharon and brother-in-law Gary for their tireless commitment to the prevention campaign and all that has been achieved in the past few weeks. To my fiancé Mel for being my rock during the worst time of my life. RIP Jack. Mum loves you mate xo


Wave FM


Jack’s uncle, Gary Washbourne was interviewed by Wave FM’s 96.5 Travis and Jade on their breakfast show Wednesday 26th February, 2013.

Listen here: Wave FM

ABC News


ABC news journalist Jayne Margetts conducted an interview with Jack’s family that was aired on ABC News at 7pm (27th February, 2013). It was also broadcasted on News 24, radio news bulletins across the country and nationally on PM (radio current affairs).

Please watch and tell your friends to also watch so that our message can be heard and passed on. We don’t want any more deaths in Australia from Shallow Water Blackout. Click here to visit the ABC page to watch the news segment.

Click here to download the PDF transcript  Grieving family warns of dangers of kids holding breath – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


Kylie and Jackie O [2DayFM]


The Kyle and Jackie O Show on 2Day FM
Gary Washbourne (Jack’s uncle) chats with Kyle and Jackie O about Shallow Water Blackout

Kyle and Jackie O segment

Milton Ulladulla Times


Thank you to Jacks’ Nanny & Poppy Riley for the Ulladulla Times article you secured today to help our Campaign to raise the Dangers, Awareness & Prevention of Shallow Water Blackout also known as Hypoxic Blackout.
I would like to address a slight error communicated of the Co2 levels mentioned. If you’d like to know more and see the details of the actual levels supported by this, refer to our website and search our pdf’s under Links Tab here: Cheers Sharon

Click to download the PDF article Milton Ulladulla Times or click here to read it on the Milton Ulladulla Times site.

ABC interview with Melinda James


ABC Illawarra Region & Triple J interview with Melinda James.
Friday 15th February 2013 at 9am

Sharon (aunt of Jack) ABC interview

Illawarra Mercury


We are grateful to the Illawarra Mercury for first bringing the story to the attention of Australians. Click here to view it on their site.

Download the story here: Illawarra Mercury article

WIN News Illawarra story


On Thursday, 14th February 2013 WIN News, Illawarra ran a story about Jack and Shallow Water Drowning.