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Lismore SES public meeting tonight

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The Lismore SES say they’re holding a community meeting at the East Lismore Bowling Club tonight, Monday 12 Feb, 6pm- 7:30pm.

The local volunteer unit is looking for people who can help develop a greater understanding of flood effects in East Lismore.

People with flood experiences in East Lismore and Girards Hill are sought, along with pictures of flood impacts in those areas along with dates and times and any flood heights marked on local landmarks.

Attendees are asked to register by phoning or texting 0407261359 with names and how many attending, or to register intention to attend vi the NSW SES Lismore City Unit Facebook page.


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