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Flood insurance inquiry’s North Coast hearings 

A public hearing into insurers’ responses to the 2022 flood was held in Lismore last Thursday, with one local insurance brokerage business owner describing the compact that exists between insurers and society as ‘broken’. 

Ben Winch with his very special guitar. Photo Jeff Dawson

Ben Winch won a very special guitar at the Mullum Music Festival.

Donated by Bluesfest, it is adorned with Indigenous art and signed by some of the planet’s top musicians.

Music Outback’s Steve Berry said $3,655 was raised from the raffle, which will go towards helping remote Indigenous communities with their music programs and language preservation. Pictured are also volunteer Robyn and organiser Steve. 


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