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This week All The Best goes bush, on the hunt for ghosts, dinosaurs and Big Cats. We’re chasing down the chimeras of regional Victoria in two beautiful stories that drive us out of the city and into the shadowy mysteries of the state.
‘Bright Eyes in the Otways’ by Emma Nobel
Ever seen a Big Cat in the Australian wilderness? A black panther lurking in a forest?
In this story, producer Emma Nobel disappears into the bush with a Big Cat expert to hunt down this mythologised creature and trace the origins of some mysterious sightings.
Supervising producer: Kate Montague
‘Abandon All Hope’ by Made Stuchbery
Producer Made Stuchbery is intrigued by abandoned places, particularly empty rural towns that have been left to succumb to the elements.
After a trip to the old gold mining township of Walhalla, and hearing about the apparent ghosts haunting the town, Made decided to explore the memories of another curiosity that once lay hidden near the town of Creswick. An old dinosaur park.
Executive Producer: Selena Shannon
Vic State Coordinator: Bethany Atkinson-Quinton
Community Coordinator: Chloe Gillespie
Image: Creative Commons by Unsplash
Sound bite credits: R.L. Stine show intro and ABC kids show Trapdoor outro