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INQUIRY CONTINUES INTO GYNAECOLOGIST DOCTOR EMIL GAYED

Mid north coast residents have another six week weeks to make submissions to an inquiry into doctor Emil Gayed. Dozens of women from across the state have so far lodged complaints regarding treatment by the gynaecologist, who worked at Manning Base Hospital, as well as Kempsey District Hospital and Grafton Base Earlier this year, Dr Gayed was banned from practising medicine for three years due to professional misconduct. Now the independent inquiry is looking specifically into the care and safety of patients under his supervision. Submissions can be emailed to gayed review@health.nsw.gov.au. (VISION ONLY)

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POTENTIAL ASBESTOS AT LAKE CATHIE

Lake Cathie residents are being advised to avoid an area on the southern side of the lake’s entrance, due to the discovery of building materials which could contain asbestos. The area, near the corner of Bundella Avenue and Illaroo Road, has been restricted and signposted. Port Macquarie-Hastings Council says the location had been used as a dumping ground for building materials close to 30 years ago. The Environment Protection Authority has been notified and remedial action has been taken. The lake remains safe to use. (VISION ONLY)

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PARTNER OF HIGH-RANKING FINKS BIKIE FACES COURT

The partner of high-ranking Finks bikie Adam Smith has faced Port Macquarie Local Court charged with knowingly taking part in the supply of a prohibited drug and two counts of possessing a prohibited drug, after police raided a home at Thrumster last Wednesday. 35-year-old Skye Smith pleaded NOT guilty to all three charges. She’ll re-appear on September 19. Adam Smith will face a raft of charges including kidnap, assault and drug supply, in early October. (VISION ONLY – NO AUDIO)

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AUSTRALIA REMAIN UNDEFEATED AT WHEELCHAIR RUGBY WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Steelers remain undefeated after thrashing Ireland by 33-points on day four of the Wheelchair Rugby World Championship. The win means the Steelers have already booked a spot in the finals, but Captain Ryley Batt says their focus is on tonight’s blockbuster final pool game against Japan. “Can’t get ahead of ourselves, the competition we’ve had first couple of days is a little easier than the competition we’ll have at the end of the tournament. So we’ve got Japan tonight and we’ll really really want to win that game.” – Steelers Captain, Port Macquarie local Ryley Batt. The winner of that clash will play Great Britain in the semis. (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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