The Mermaid of Cockatoo

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During the early years of European habitation Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour was a grim place of incarceration and punishment - for convicts, for orphan and wayward girls, for homeless and orphaned boys. Radio play written by Jane Messer, produced and directed by Jane Ulman; actor Ella Cook as Marina, with music arranged and composed by Coralie Joyce; sound engineering by Steven Tilley and Michelle Goldsworthy. Originally broadcast by Airplay, ABC Radio National on Sunday 18th February 2007.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney, NSW
PublisherAustralian Broadcasting Commission
Publication statusPublished - 2007


  • radio production
  • arts
  • short story
  • Cockatoo Island
  • fiction


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