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April 17, 2021

Coorabell ’70s fete

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The north coast’s ‘biggest little’ public school celebrated the era that fashion forgot with a funky fete on Saturday. The era was positively remembered – and reimagined – and provided those who attended with a great opportunity for a ‘freedom of expression’ session. Video Sharon Shostak


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