Captain Australia gives cancer the boot on his big walk from Brisbane to Melbourne

Amandine Ahrens
By Amandine Ahrens
Updated January 30 2022 - 5:42am, first published January 28 2022 - 6:30am
Simon Harvey aka 'Captain Australia' is undertaking a big walk from Brisbane to Melbourne, in a bid to raise money for research into children's cancer.

Simon Harvey was diagnosed with cancer and given six months to live, yet five years on he's not only overcome the disease but embarked on a grand adventure.

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Amandine Ahrens

Amandine Ahrens

Journalist

I've grown up in the Bega Valley and I'm a regional daily news reporter on the Far South Coast of NSW. Got a story? Get in touch: 0436 426 843 or email amandine.ahrens@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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