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Coal-Seam Gas The Musical will be an entertaining and informative satirical revue that looks at the effects of coal-seam gas exploration and mining. Music theatre director Ollie Heathwood and a large cast and crew will be developing this community theatre work over the next few months.

The first gathering of folks interested in participating will be next Sunday 25 March from 2 to 4.30pm at the Italo Club, Barrow Lane, North Lismore.

If you can operate sound and lights, paint backdrops, manage front-of-house, publicity, ticketing, accounting etc or have background as a stage manager, costume maker, actor, singer, or musician your talents are eagerly sought.


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Caravan park to pay $2.3mil plus to consumers

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