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We would like to welcome our newest addition to the Port Macquarie office, Claire, on front reception. Claire will usually work Mondays to Wednesdays, so please make her feel welcome.

Points of interest!

Australia was the second country in the world to give women the right to vote in 1902.

Australia’s first police force was a band of 12 of the most well behaved convicts.

Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards, and are on the Australian coat of arms for that reason.

Great quotes

“You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.” Ziggy, character in comic strip by Tom Wilson

“Only in maths can you buy sixty cantaloupes and no one asks what the hell is wrong with you.” Charles M Schulz

“The prosperity of a country is in accordance with its treatment of the aged.” Hasidic saying

“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” Anonymous

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