The Crocodiles are Crying, by Rupert McCall -
Read By David Wenham at the memorial
Irwin farewelled with joy and tributes -
The Age, September 20, 2006:
"Australian actor David Wenham paid his tribute by reading a poem by Rupert McCall."
Irwin's True Blue all too much -
MX, September 20, 2006:
David Wenham: "He was rough, but he was real."
Loved by Aussies - and the world -
The Daily Telegraph, September 20, 2006:
"Irwin's close friend actor David Wenham rolled up with Anthony Field, aka the blue Wiggle."
Steve Irwin's memorial service -
ABC (Australia), September 20, 2006:
"David Wenham, who read Rupert McCall's tribute to Steve Irwin, echoed John's feelings about
the performance. 'I think it’s very difficult to deliver that material in this environment and not
get emotional... It’s got to be the hardest gig I’ve ever had to do in my life, without a doubt.'"
Tears flow for man who changed our world -
The Courier Mail, September 21, 2006:
"...the sincerity in David Wenham's voice as he read a Rupert McCall poem...."
Wenham's Poetic Tribute -
The Sunshine Coast Daily, September 21, 2006
Who's Who at the Zoo -
The Australian, September 21, 2006:
"It must have been hell at Maroochydore Airport with Anthony Field from The Wiggles, former world motorcycle
champ Mick Doohan, former world boxing champ Kostya Tszyu and actor David Wenham flying in with all the pollies."
You Beauty, Darlin' -
The Advertiser, September 21, 2006:
"...while actor David Wenham, who worked with Irwin on his only feature-length film, The Crocodile Hunter:
Collision Course, read a Rupert McCall poem."