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Broulee local Gordon Wheatley was the first human treated with funnel-web antivenom

James Tugwell
By James Tugwell
Updated June 21 2022 - 6:37am, first published June 20 2022 - 6:50am
Broulee's Spiderman: 91-year-old Gordon Wheatley was the first person to receive the anti-venom for the Sydney funnel-web spider. Picture: James Tugwell

Gordon Wheatley has done a lot in the 41 years since he was pronounced clinically dead on a bed in Sydney's Royal North Shore hospital.

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James Tugwell

James Tugwell

Journalist

James Tugwell is a reporter for Australian Community Media in Batemans Bay. james.tugwell@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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