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Putting Others First

April 06, 2021 Kaylene Maretich

At St Therese’s Primary School in New Lambton, many of us have family or friends who were affected by the bushfires of 2019-2020, COVID restrictions and the associated job losses, and more recently, flooding rains.

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Upside to Down

April 07, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

Molly Drinkwater recently took to a stage and in front of a crowd of more than 1,000 peers proudly declared “people with Down syndrome have hopes, dreams and interests … just like you.”

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Neatly packaged care

April 23, 2021 Darrell Croker

Aberdeen’s Carole Johnston recently assembled 489 care packages that will hopefully reach Australian troops in the Far East, including the Sinai, Egypt and Syria, to coincide with Anzac Day.

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Fried rice among the gum trees

April 14, 2021 Alexander Foster

"Where is Australia?" That was the question Sister Lucie asked herself when she was approached more than 12 years ago as a nun for The Immaculate Heart of Mary to relocate from Vietnam.

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Fostering unconditional love

April 14, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

On first meeting, Melissa Hunt’s bright eyes draw you in. Then you notice her beautiful smile. However, once you get chatting, you realise it is her warm heart and open mind that make her one of the Manning’s most valued treasures.

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Taking the initiative

April 14, 2021 Brittany Gonzalez

Club Taree CEO Paul Allan was born, bred and educated in the Manning Valley before setting off to live and work in some amazing destinations. He is now firmly ensconced back in his hometown and making a significant contribution to his community.

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Let nature nurture

May 06, 2021 Elizabeth Snedden

Of an evening, you will find Max and Bronwyn perched on the veranda of their Fosterton home. Together, they watch the sun’s rays drop below the rolling green hills that surround them on their 40-hectare property.

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