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SAFE HAVEN: HOW LOCAL CENTRES AND SHELTERS ARE HELPING TO CHANGE THE LIVES OF YOUTH ACROSS THE REGION

OFFERING SAFETY AND ADVICE, CENTRES AND SHELTERS ARE OFTEN LIFELINES FOR YOUTH IN NEED Kelsey Smith Being a regional town home to a large youth population, Bathurst caters to many

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IN FOCUS: WALKING THE KOKODA TRAIL AT 17

SAMANTHA JUBB GREW UP IN THE SMALL TOWN OF YOUNG IN CENTRAL WEST NSW – AT 17, SHE TRAVELLED TO PAPUA NEW GUINEA TO WALK THE KOKODA TRAIL, AS PART

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Q&A: MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

With a passion for helping people in need, and the determination to pursue his goals to become a nurse, 21-year-old student Shaun Avis is following his own beliefs and putting

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TUNE IN AT 4:20PM TODAY: THE NEED FOR YOUTH TO DONATE BLOOD

It is predicted that by 2020, the number of Australians requiring blood donations will double. Reporter Tyler Knight investigated whether the youth of our community are doing their part to help

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TUNE IN AT 4:20PM TODAY: THE LOCAL RESTAURANT PROTECTING ENDANGERED WILDLIFE

The Secret Creek Sanctuary restaurant is known to many across the Central West – but few know that they are helping endangered native wildlife while they dine. With proceeds from

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TUNE IN AT 4:20PM TODAY: NEW LAWS TO RESTRICT OUTDOOR SMOKING AREAS

New smoking reforms to be introduced across the state are set to change the outdoor smoking scene across pubs and clubs in the region. Reporter Shannon Howard investigated how these new

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TUNE IN AT 4:20PM TODAY: RISING STARS OF THE CENTRAL WEST

It’s no secret that the Central West has been producing some of Australia’s best young talent of late, with Bathurst’s Ryan Sanders and Forbes local Celia Pavey both featuring on

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TUNE IN AT 4:20PM TODAY: HIGHER PAY FOR YOUNG APPRENTICES

On June 1 wage increases for young apprentices were introduced. Reporter Nicole Said talked to tradesmen and small business owners in Bathurst, to see whether this pay rise has made a

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ARMPITS4AUGUST: YOUR OPINION ON GOING ALL NATURAL FOR A GOOD CAUSE

It is the female answer to Movember – but will Armpits4August be a big hit in Bathurst? A month long charity event to raise awareness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS),

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IN FOCUS: MUDGEE GUARDIAN JOURNALIST SAM PAINE

LIVING WEST HITS THE ROAD TO SEE WHAT IT IS ABOUT THE CENTRAL WEST THAT ENTICES YOUNG JOURNALISTS TO WRITE FOR OUR RURAL NEWSPAPERS. Simone Norrie & Kelsey Smith Providing