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NSW Governor visiting Broken Hill and Menindee

Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of New South Wales and her husband Dennis Wilson will be visiting Broken Hill and Menindee from today, Wednesday, until Saturday.

A packed itinerary will bring the Governor in contact with many local community organisations giving them the opportunity to talk to her about their achievements, concerns and future plans.

“Dennis and I are looking forward to meeting the people of Broken Hill and Menindee to learn about the local and regional projects that are important to them,” said the Governor.

“We are excited to be ‘back on the road’, engaging with community organisations, schools, businesses and support services in rural and remote areas.”

In Broken Hill, the Governor, accompanied by Mr Wilson, as Patrons, will address the Royal Flying Doctor Service (South-Eastern Section) Year in Review event, hear about employment opportunities and social development enterprises in a meeting with Foundation Broken Hill, and take a tour of the Broken Hill City Art Gallery.

Other engagements will include a discussion with Broken Hill City Council, a meeting with the students and staff of Broken Hill High School, and a briefing from staff and volunteers of Lifeline Broken Hill – Country to Coast.

Visits to Maari Ma Health; the Y Broken Hill Integrated Wellness Centre; Regional Development Australia – Far West; the University of Sydney’s Broken Hill Department of Rural Health, and Staying Home

Leaving Violence, a program of NSW Communities & Justice, followed by a tour of the Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum, are also part of the Governor’s packed program.

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