Michael Lund

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Michael Lund is a journalist based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He was the winner in the 2004 Queensland Media Awards for his report on the pitch invasion at the 2003 Rugby World Cup. He was also "highly commended" in the Walkley Awards for his report on Peter Hollingworth and Hollingworth's dealings with child abuse allegations when Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Lund was born in March 1965 in Horbury, Yorkshire, and is a graduate of mathematics and applied physics at the then Manchester Polytechnic and holds a masters in pure mathematics from the University of Liverpool. He studied print journalism at Stradbroke College in Sheffield.

He has worked for a number of news organisations in the United Kingdom, including as a bi-media correspondent for the BBC, and as a reporter at the Bristol Evening Post, the Sheffield Star, and other local newspapers.

In 1998, he emigrated to Australia and has worked for The Courier-Mail and The Sunday Mail newspapers in Queensland, the ABC in radio and television – including for the popular television program Australian Story – and lectured and tutored in journalism at the Queensland University of Technology.


"Pitch Invasion" – ABC Local Radio
"What Hollingworth Knew" – ABC Local Radio
"Eye of a Needle" – Australian Story


  1. ^ a b Haugh, Séamus (29 November 2002). "ABC wins Walkleys". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2010-01-02. 

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