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Bathurst mayor says Shields needs to give more thought to dual name plans

By Rachel Chamberlain
Updated November 26 2020 - 11:58am, first published 8:52am
Attempts are being made to dual name the Macquarie River to reflect both European and Aboriginal culture.
Attempts are being made to dual name the Macquarie River to reflect both European and Aboriginal culture.

Bathurst mayor Bobby Bourke says his counterpart in Dubbo needs to understand where local Aboriginal people "are coming from before he makes up his opinion" on the proposal to dual name the Macquarie River.

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