Manning River Times
Thursday, 30 November 2023

Hundreds of teachers attend strike rally in Taree | video

Julia Driscoll
Updated May 5 2022 - 11:58am, first published May 4 2022 - 12:30pm

On the day the NSW Education Minister was in Taree announcing funds for childcare centres, hundreds of teachers from the Manning, Great Lakes and Camden Haven attended a rally at Club Taree on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, calling for the government to invest in more teachers and better pay.

Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll


Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.