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Inverell's Desma Kearsey receives an Order of Australia Medal 2022

Jacinta Dickins
Updated June 14 2022 - 5:06pm, first published June 13 2022 - 5:00am
HUMBLE: Desma Kearsey has been given an OAM for her service to the Inverell community. While compassionate, the 71-year-old Taekwondo medal-winner didn't hesitate in protecting her home from robbers. Photo: Jacinta Dickins
HUMBLE: Desma Kearsey has been given an OAM for her service to the Inverell community. While compassionate, the 71-year-old Taekwondo medal-winner didn't hesitate in protecting her home from robbers. Photo: Jacinta Dickins

"Everything is better with a little bit of kindness": the motto of Inverell's latest resident to be bestowed with an Order of Australia Medal.

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Jacinta Dickins

Jacinta Dickins

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