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In the Media

Mostly we try to keep out of the media spotlight and routinely turn down interviews, particularly after the alarmist job done by the Australian. Truth is a real survivalist just doesn't fit the popular stereotypes and therefore is not controversial enough for the ratings hungry media.

THE WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN
FOCUS 23/24 MAY 1999
"Profits of doom" by John Zubrzycki (page 27)

Well we're famous (sort of). The site rated a mention in an article in the Weekend Australian 23/24 May (page 27, 'Profits of doom'). Although not truly representative of the site the following paragraph appeared in the article:

"One imponderable is the public's perception of how smoothly the transition will be handled. Visions of hungry hordes of people roaming the streets has prompted AusSurvivalist, a Canberra based Web site, to seek out suppliers of body armour."

True I did ask for the address of the Queensland manufacturer but I hope the site is a little more informative as opposed to alarmist as the statement indicates.

Still there is no such thing as bad publicity.

Interestingly Stan & Holly Deyo were mentioned in the opening paragraph of the article. Stan and Holly's site were one of the featured sites in April.

YAHOO PICKS!

logo_sm.gif (447 bytes)Yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Cultures_and_Groups/Survivalists/

logo_sm.gif (447 bytes)Yahoo Picks of the Week, 24 May 1999

ABC RADIO NATIONAL INTERVIEW (BACKGROUND BRIEFING)

The link below takes you to a transcript of an Australian radio broadcast on TEOTWAWKI and Y2K in Australia.

http://www.abc.net.au/rn/talks/bbing/stories/s38601.htm

Yours truly was approached by the producer but I fear I was not radical enough to finally be interviewed.

CLEO MAGAZINE

The text of the Y2K in Australia page was developed, at least in part, as a result of a request for information from Cleo magazine. Some of the information found its way into various parts of the December 1999 issue.

NETWEEK - WWW.NETWEEK.COM.AU

This site also gained mention in the November 1999 issue of Netweek in an article titled 'Are You Ready for Y2K?'

The article said: "The Australian Survivalist . . ., whose traditional focus has been on self-sufficiency, has new Y2K features on food preparation and storage, shelter, self-defence and other tips for life in a Y2K world."

HARD EVIDENCE

Recently (2003) this site was mentioned in a series of articles about nuclear warfare that appeared in the Australian version of the 'Hard Evidence' magazine.
 


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