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James Walker: early death of writer is a piercing loss

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Sarah Walker

James Walker, dead too soon, leaves a young family, a great body of work, and a deep sense of loss.

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James Walker was a former journalist who graduated from AFTRS with an MA in screenwriting and a grad dip in directing in 2004. He became  a television writer, script producer and researcher whose work graced Life Support, McLeod’s Daughters, Wild Boys. Home and Away, Neighbours and Wonderland over the last ten years. His sudden death at the age of 41 is a loss to both the screen sector’s present and future.

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Sarah Walker is a screenwriter and television executive involved with Wonderland, Neighbours, Wentworth, Home and Away, Headland, All Saints and Winners and Losers.