THE LAW REPORT ABC Radio National 9 August 2016
Woman with Altitude – ABC Radio National feature for “The Spirit of Things” program 29.5.16.
“A Singular Woman” documentary about Marie Byles by Gillian Coote screened on ABC TV (1983) – Marie’s bushwalking and conservationist friends and colleagues share their respectful memories of this committed environmental activist. DVD available for purchase through Contact page.
2016: Wild magazine Q&A with Anne about the Marie Byles biography
- In 1928 Marie Byles travelled the world by cargo boat to learn alpine climbing skills. She became only the second woman to summit New Zealand’s Aoraki/Mt Cook.
“Marie Byles: Mountain Conqueror” Outdoor Australia magazine
- Marie’s brother Baldur Byles was influential in the establishment of Kosciuszko National Park. In 1932 he conducted an exhaustive environmental impact study on the damage done by cattle grazing to its sensitive alpine ecology.
“Baldur Byles: The Man Who Saved the Snowy Mountains” Outdoor Australia.
- Henry Gold’s stunning photographs made a vital contribution to the life-an-death struggle to protect endangered wilderness areas in New South Wales.
“Henry Gold: an eye for wilderness and the future” Wild magazine.
- A series of three articles on the impact of the 2013 bush fires on the Blue Mountains community were published in Blue Mountains Life magazine:
“Regeneration”, “Mountain Force”, “A Community that Defines Resilience”.
- Paul Ngo’s path has led him from Vietnam as a refugee to a banking career in America to his ordination as a monk and abbot of a wilderness monastery in NSW.
“The Accidental Monk” Enlightened Times
Other books authored by Anne McLeod:
The story of a young woman striving to find her own identity while romantically involved with an iconic Australian film star. Bunkie’s story is an inspiration for anyone who has to overcome their own demons and leave an abusive relationship.