IN THIS EDITION:
* It’s jab time as visitors to NSW aged care facilities are urged to get vaccinated against flu, with more outbreaks of the potentially deadly virus so far this year than for all of 2018.
* A local artist with a keen eye for detail has won the champion watercolourist award at the Magenta Art and Photography Show in Mildura for the second year in a row. STORY: PAGE 4
* With the chilly weather on our doorstep, the RSPCA is calling for donations of blankets, towels and beds for their “very full” shelter. DETAILS: PAGE 3
* Preparations for this year’s NAIDOC Ball are well underway, with the Ball committee going above and beyond to ensure every guy and gal has the opportunity to attend. Read PAGE 5 to see how you can contribute, even if you’re not attending yourself.