ABC: Compass - "The Man on the $20 Note"
THE MAN ON THE $20 NOTE.
ABC: Compass; 23 September 2012.
100 years ago this week the Australian Inland Mission was founded by Rev John Flynn – a 20th century visionary who built bush hospitals, helped develop the Pedal Radio and most famously pioneered the world’s first Flying Doctor Service. Today the Australian Inland Mission goes by the name of ‘Frontier Services’ and John Flynn, the man on our $20 note, is an all but forgotten hero from the past. So, on the 100th anniversary of the unique frontier service he founded, Compass tells the extraordinary story of the man and his mission... Read promotional brochure or watch full episode.