Southern Cross Search Expedition II
a follow-up to the search led by the late Ted Wixted in 1983, film-maker,
Damien Lay, travelled to Myanmar (previously Burma) in February 2009.
At a press conference in Sydney on 22 March 2009, Damien Lay announced:
"Without shadow of a doubt, in my mind, we have undoubtedly found the
Lady Southern Cross".
Mr Lay is reportedly seeking funding to pursue the search to a conclusion
and to produce a feature film on Smithy. The film is to be titled "The