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Byron Shire
February 4, 2023

Flood damaged Mullum High needs help 

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Mullumbimby High School are seeking community help after being impacted by the 2022 floods.

Mullumbimby High School, like many other parts of the town, was severely damaged after the March 1 floods. 

In response, the school’s P&C Association is holding a flood appeal so ‘students get back to learning, sooner’.

According to www.justgiving.com/campaign/mullumhighfloodappeal, ‘The flooding across the school has been widespread’. 

Mullumbimby High School was significantly impacted by the 2022 floods.

‘Our library and books have been lost, our drama room with its stage, sets and costumes collected over generations has been wiped out, our three pianos and musical instruments are irreparable.  

‘Our sports shed was inundated and all the equipment has been condemned. 

‘Our vital Breakfast Club kitchen, used for serving free breakfasts to our most vulnerable students has been destroyed, including fridges, microwave, kettles, toasters.  For some of our students this is their most nutritious meal of the day.

‘Our focus is getting our kids back to school and learning as soon as we can, and we need funding now to replace all the items that won’t be covered by insurance’.

Just over $20,000 was raised as of Tuesday. To help the school, visit www.justgiving.com/campaign/mullumhighfloodappeal.


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  1. It’s crazy that the school has to hold a flood appeal to get back to learning. This is the governments job..! What the hell are these govts doing..? Too much of nothing it seems. The govt should be organising an immediate purchase and delivery of everything the school needs. Its past time to vote all of these pricks out.

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