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Grafton holidays axed

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced today that a number of local public holidays within the state are to be cancelled including in Grafton.

The official revocation notice for the Grafton public holidays went as follows:

I, the Premier, in pursuance of section 5(3) of the Public Holidays Act 2010, make the following Order. Dated, this 26th day of June 2020.

Explanatory note
The object of this Order is to amend the Public Holidays Order 2011 to cancel the declaration of the following additional part-day public holidays in response to the COVID-19 pandemic— (a) 8 and 9 July 2020 in Grafton City within the Clarence Valley local government area, as public attendance at the events scheduled for those days (the Ramornie Handicap and the Grafton Cup) is limited.