Remembering Jack Huggins

A new book has been launched in the Burdekin, documenting the life of late Ayr man and Indigenous pioneer Jack Huggins.

Authors and sister duo Ngaire Jarro and Jackie Huggins have launched their book Jack of Hearts, which documents the life of their beloved father and World War II veteran John Henry ‘Jack’ Huggins III. At a time when Indigenous men and women who fought for their country weren’t recognised as citizens, Jack had to write…

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Catherine Duffy is a budding writer with a background in creative writing, English literature and journalism. Her work has been published in newspapers and magazines both locally and internationally. She has a particular interest in regional and community-based news stories. ... more