THIS WEEK’S MOST-VIEWED STORIES ONLINE
Thursday – 5pm
LEADING child abuse lawyer Lisa Flynn has penned an opinion piece for The Advocate discussing the shock and anger felt in her community of Sawtell during the child abuse case against long-serving former Catholic priest Father John Casey.
Lisa, who is dedicated to representing survivors of child sexual abuse reflects upon the case and initial denial in the parish in her moving piece When Abuse Hits Home.
Read it on our website.
Wednesday – 1pm
PUBS are a key part of Australia’s cultural identity and act as a meeting place within our local communities.
Coffs Harbour is no exception and has a deep connection with historical pubs and hotels but most of this information was hard to find … until now.
A project from the Australian National University Archives has brought history of our local pubs to life.
Read about the history of our pubs online.
The Coffs Hotel.
Judge Sarah Huggett sentenced Casey.