Rescued teen to stay in Australia

Sam Woodhead says that he intends to continue his travels in Australia and beyond, despite his ordeal in the outback.

The teenager from Richmond is on a gap-year trip and plans to visit the Himalayas before returning home.

His mother, Claire Derry, who flew out while he was still missing, says she will take a short holiday with him in Brisbane.

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Backpacker leaves hospital

The Richmond teenager, who went missing in the Australian outback for three days, has thanked his rescuers after being released from hospital.