Australian Story: Oct 2

Tonight Australian Story profiles one-time Miss World Belinda Green, now studying to become a veterinary nurse.

For Belinda Green, beauty was a ticket out of a difficult childhood. She was crowned Miss World in 1972 and was Australia’s “It Girl” during the ’70s.

But something was missing in her life. She began caring for injured wildlife and eventually met an extraordinary vet, Dr Howard Ralph, who inspired a new career path.

Now in her sixties, Belinda Green is studying to become a veterinary nurse while volunteering with Dr Ralph in his remarkable wildlife surgery in Braidwood.

8pm Monday October 2 on ABC.

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