Only the good die young, they say, and this was a plane full of both the good and the young. Liz O'Neill had worked with refugees before joining the Department of Foreign Affairs, where she looked after families and journalists in the ghastly aftermath of the Bali bombing. O'Neill came from a strong Catholic family with an equally strong sense of social justice. "If I were to use one word in regard to Liz, it would be that she had great integrity," says Elizabeth Strutt, a parishioner at St Canice's in Sydney's Kings Cross.
Anatomy of the Yogyakarta disaster
- Published: 12 March 2007