Aired on ABC’s Australian Story program in November 2007.
Nine years ago, Victorian park ranger Sean Willmore was awarded a bravery medal for trying to save a drowning man off Wilsons Promontory in the state’s southeast. Now the 35-year-old has become a hero of a different kind. His documentary ‘The Thin Green Line’, which examines the often dangerous work of park rangers in six continents, premiered simultaneously in 50 countries. About 15,000 people world-wide watched the premier of Sean Willmore’s film on International Rangers Day, July 31. Even State Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger got inspired and declared July 31 California State Park Ranger Day.
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