Albury inventor Alister Laidlaw has new approach to swooping season

Victoria Ellis
Beau Greenway
September 11 2021 - 8:30am
FUNKY WINGS: Albury inventor Alister Laidlaw with his 'Madpie 3000' magpie repelling bike helmet. Pictures: MARK JESSER
FUNKY WINGS: Albury inventor Alister Laidlaw with his 'Madpie 3000' magpie repelling bike helmet. Pictures: MARK JESSER

An Albury resident and an inventor of "obscurely useful things" has come up with a unique solution to combat swooping magpies this spring.

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Victoria Ellis

Victoria Ellis grew up on the Border and loves reporting for her home community. She is a University of Wollongong Journalism graduate. In 2018 Victoria was awarded the Bruce Gordon Scholarship for Journalism and completed a 10 week internship with WIN News Illawarra. In 2019 she was awarded The Border Mail's Cameron Thompson Scholarship, where she completed a three week internship, before taking up ongoing employment in 2021.

Beau Greenway

Beau Greenway

Journalist

Beau Greenway is a journalist at The Border Mail. He likes to tell the stories of great people in our communities. Email: beau.greenway@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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