Lost fisherman identified as former Illawarra man Matthew Balange

Angela Thompson
Updated November 30 2023 - 9:15am, first published November 29 2023 - 9:20pm
Matthew Balange as he appeared in posts to social media and, inset, the boat found off Queensland's Moreton Island on Monday.
Matthew Balange as he appeared in posts to social media and, inset, the boat found off Queensland's Moreton Island on Monday.

A man missing and feared dead following a solo deep sea fishing expedition off the Sunshine Coast has been identified as former Illawarra man Matthew Balange.

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Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson

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Proudly Illawarra Mercury since 2008; these days covering crime and justice issues. UOW alum. Thrilled by the chase and sobered by some of the things I see and hear when I stand still - sometimes in the same day. ang.thompson@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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