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$3 million for regional news outlets in NSW

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Witches in the Starcourt

A new year is here! It’s a time for women all over the region to pick up their brooms and set their witchy intentions for 2023. There is no finer time and place to do it than with your Country Witches, comedian Mandy Nolan and singer/songwriter Áine Tyrrell. 

NSW Police say that he body of a Queensland woman, who was believed to be on the state’s Far North Coast, has been found.

The 38-year-old woman was last seen at home on Flamingo Key, Broadbeach Waters in Queensland, about 5.30am on Thursday 29 December 2022.

When she could not be located, officers attached to Queensland Police Service were notified and commenced inquiries into her whereabouts.

NSW Police Force officers attached to Tweed-Byron Police District were advised that she may be in the vicinity of Cabarita Beach.

Following inquiries, including a multi-agency search, the body of a woman was located by police at Cabarita Beach, about 12.30pm (Saturday, 31 December 2022).

While the body is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of the missing woman.

Initial inquiries indicate the woman’s death is not suspicious. Police would like to thank the media and public for their assistance.

A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.


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