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Sam Burbury completed his Bachelor of Journalism at Bond University on the Gold Coast, before joining NBN's Lismore newsroom as a reporter in November 2015.

LOVED-UP LENNOX PREPARING FOR ANNUAL CELEBRATION

There’s plenty of reasons to love Lennox, and they’ll all be on show during the coastal town’s annual celebration in June. Launched today, the fifth Surfit Love Lennox Festival will serve up the best food and entertainment on offer. “The purpose of this is to boost the income to our local businesses in the quiet lul of the winter season and to celebrate what makes Lennox to loveable.” (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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MURRAY APPOINTED INQUIRY CHAIR

Health Minister Brad Hazzard has announced Chief Psychiatrist Dr Murray Wright, will chair a six-person review into mental health services throughout New South Wales. The independent inquiry was prompted by the death of mentally ill mother-of-two Miriam Merten, who died in a Lismore mental health ward in 2014. It will consider whether existing policies and practices around seclusion and restraint meet community expectations. Panellists will visit hospitals, mental health units and emergency departments throughout the state during the inquiry. It’s findings are expected by early December.

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