As part of National Science Week in 2016 – The NT Science Week Committee partnered with Spun: True Stories told in the Territory and the Darwin Festival to bring local science stories to life in one big stage production.

One of these speakers was Jackson Browne: Meteorologist at the  Darwin Regional Forecasting Centre

Jackson was always excited about big weather events. But what takes an excited kid to a forecasting professional adult. Jackson’s journey is not only unique but also moving. As a metaphor for weather; Jackson’s story is also hard to predict until it has happened – inspiring, earthy and unique.

To listen to Jackson’s talk go to:

This story was told at SPUN: Wild;  on 14 August 2016. Find more wild stories at