Meet the Travelling Jackaroo, a young man on a mission to improve mental health

Layton Holley
Updated July 12 2024 - 9:51am, first published July 10 2024 - 5:00pm
Sam Hughes, better known as The Travelling Jackaroo, has spent the past three years travelling around Australia raising awareness about mental health in the bush. Picture by Mark Jesser
Sam Hughes, better known as The Travelling Jackaroo, has spent the past three years travelling around Australia raising awareness about mental health in the bush. Picture by Mark Jesser

Chugging along in his bright orange vintage tractor named Slim, Sam Hughes was hard to miss as he crawled along the Hume Highway into Albury at 45kmh.

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Layton Holley

Layton Holley

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Layton is a journalist at The Border Mail. He is interested in profiles, features, and hard news. If you have a story please reach out to him at layton.holley@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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