The Governor of New South Wales named a RFDS SE aircraft yesterday in honour of a great supporter and advocate of the Flying Doctor for almost 60 years.
His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), was accompanied by Mrs Linda Hurley, during a tour of the far west this week including visits yesterday to Burke Ward School, School of the Air and the local branch of the Red Cross.
Yesterday morning the Governor officially named a RFDS aircraft after Reverend Dr Fred McKay, who succeeded RFDS founder the Reverend John Flynn as Superintendent at the Australian Inland Mission.
Broken Hill and the local football community lost an influential figure as Gavin Blows sadly passed away last weekend.
A loveable larrikin goat with an eye for Council’s roses has passed away, much to the distress of all who knew him.
Same-sex couples have spent the last few days celebrating, and one local couple is now now calling for politicians to “do the right thing” and change the marriage laws.