Mick and Tyler Standen of Gloucester are taking part in the Black Dog Ride to Alice Springs

Julia Driscoll
By Julia Driscoll
Updated August 9 2022 - 12:44am, first published August 5 2022 - 8:00am
On the road: Mick Standen and son Tyler are taking part in the Black Dog Ride to Alice Springs. Photo: supplied

As Mick Standen packs his Harley Davidson for the longest road trip he's ever taken, he's feeling excited, but also anxious.

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Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll

Journalist

Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.

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