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Michael Osborne
Publisher and Managing Editor, The Mature Traveller
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Joined January 2015
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About me

1970 -1974 - Worked in advertising agencies.
1974 - Began publishing in my own right with mature age newspapers
1984 – Publisher and Managing Editor of Mature Traveller
1995 - 2000 as Managing Editor of Airlines, the Qantas Eastern Inflight magazine
During the mid-1980s I was President of the Wine And Food Appreciation Society of NSW (four years).
TravelTV; producer, director, assistant camera man and script writer for two years.
Current chairman of TICCA, the Travel Industry Curry Club of Australia.
Committee - Australia India Travel & Tourism Council
The only Australian travel communicator to win the Government of India's Tourism Association's "Golden Peacock Award" for a newspaper travel item on India. A display colour feature in Mature Traveller - India the Treasure Trove of the World (1990).

What is your favorite travel destination?

Somewhere I have never been

Where do you dream of traveling to?


What was your first travel job?

Travel writing in 1984

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Life too short