Family, colleagues great support after bad car crash

Heather Millar, writer, WorkCover

After being badly injured in a car crash, family and colleagues rallied around to help Peter back to work.

Phillip Watkins, the Artistic and Cultural Director of Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, was travelling with three colleagues to a settlement at Point Pearce on the Eyre Peninsula in June 2008, to discuss a new exhibition when his car collided with a truck. His vehicle was pushed 30 metres along the side of the road. Philip was knocked unconscious, and doesn’t remember the accident. But he does recall the moment he open...

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Published 22 February, 2010