Dick Smith still giving a send-off as build-up to start of 2023 Variety Bash at Dubbo continues

Elizabeth Frias
Updated May 18 2023 - 4:41pm, first published May 17 2023 - 2:00pm

It's nearly 40 years since businessman and philanthropist Dick Smith set off on an adventurous fundraiser for children with his mates.

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Elizabeth Frias

Elizabeth Frias


I began my news reporting days in western and inner west Sydney before joining the Daily Liberal's Dubbo NSW newsroom. Telling all sorts of stories about people, places and events is my daily preoccupation so email me at and I'll be in touch!

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