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'Hang in there baby!': MP takes to the skies to open youth camps latest attraction

Simon McCarthy
Updated June 20 2024 - 4:42pm, first published June 18 2024 - 6:50pm
Hunter MOP Dan Repacholi takes a leap of PR faith on CRU Lake Mac's new zip line installed as part of a three-stage refurbishment of the Christian youth ministry's Lake Macquarie campus. Picture supplied
Hunter MOP Dan Repacholi takes a leap of PR faith on CRU Lake Mac's new zip line installed as part of a three-stage refurbishment of the Christian youth ministry's Lake Macquarie campus. Picture supplied

There is an infamous image of then-London mayor (later turned tragic PM) Boris Johnson dangling from a zipline over that UK city in 2012 when the Olympics came to town.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes news and features, and produces video and multimedia, for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine. He contributes regularly to the Newcastle Herald’s daily Topics column, and is the co-creator and producer of the Toohey’s News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016. Contact McCarthy on Signal at @SimonMcCarthy.50 or via this link: https://signal.me/#eu/SogMRDSICna4awnaQul1KAYAonquE3VoSG1eSaxudp73Pq8de-tDPI2GvkjVjoZR

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