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Tamworth Banksia Mental Health Unit to include $14.6 million stand-alone children and adolescent treatment centre in state budget win

Anna Falkenmire
By Anna Falkenmire
Updated June 21 2022 - 9:49am, first published 7:30am
DEDICATED: Di and Don Wyatt have advocated for a better Banksia for five years and were thrilled with the news the adolescent plan would be put into action. Photo: Gareth Gardner

EXCITEMENT tinged with relief washed over Di Wyatt when she learned that for the first time Tamworth's children would be able to stay close to home for mental health treatment when they needed it most.

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Anna Falkenmire

Anna Falkenmire

Journalist

Anna Falkenmire is a senior journalist at the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth, reporting mostly on court and crime. Story tips are always welcome at afalkenmire@northerndailyleader.com.au and you can keep up with her stories via @annafalky on Twitter.

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