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On Saturday May 25, a free Death and Dying expo will be held at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall from 10am-2pm.

This year’s event is being organised by local death walkers, Gina Trengove, Chi Chi Menendez, and celebrant Susie Figgis. Organisers say, ‘It is a great opportunity for the community to connect with local death care providers and ask any questions that they may have about death and dying. There will be a great series of talks and Q&A opportunities.

‘We believe that death literacy means empowerment when it comes to death and dying’.

‘We should all know what choices are available to us’.

‘We plan our births and weddings, but we don’t plan for our deaths’.

They added, ‘The event includes local palliative care and hospice services, holistic funeral and deathcare services, celebrants, grief care, death planning, creative death care and more’.


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