In December 1989, the ground under Newcastle shook and a city was changed forever. Stuart Diver speaks with first responder Alan Playford about the day he encountered Norm Duffy in the basement of the Newcastle Workers Club.
The Elements is hosted by Stuart Diver. Written and Produced by Tim Russell. Audio Production and Original Music by Slade Gibson. Researcher and Assistant Producer Clare O’Halloran. Executive Producers are Stuart Diver, Slade Gibson & Cameron Jurd. A production of Pivot Studios.
Thanks to NBN News for the audio used in this episode. Featured audio includes reporting from Peter Ryan and Ross Hampton (among others) and hosted by John Church.
This show would not be possible without the help of survivors, emergency first responders and the people of Newcastle, New South Wales.
We thank them and pay tribute to all those who lost loved ones and were affected by the earthquake.
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