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September 25, 2022

Teachers must stand up for children in detention

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As we have heard, doctors are protecting a baby at the Lady Cilento Hospital in Brisbane from deportation.

As teachers we are supposed to be mandatory notifiers of child abuse.

I want to call on all teachers to make their voices heard regarding the plight of 37 babies and many children currently incarcerated in detention centres or facing deportation at the hands of the federal government.

I’m not going to be silent any longer. Please write to the Teachers Federation and demand stronger action.

Rod Murray, Ocean Shores


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Odd row of lights

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Murwillumbah mega-school merger public meeting on Monday

Opposition to the merger of the four Murwillumbah Schools, which includes two primary and two high schools, remains strong. Monday will see Leader of the NSW opposition MP Chris Minns and local MP Janelle Saffin joining concerned parents, students and community members at a town hall meeting in Murwillumbah on Monday at 5.30pm.

Byron Council looking at rain damage

Byron Shire Council says they have staff out and about across the Shire today assessing damage from the rain.