Barred from the town pool at 11, Aunty Eileen's helped Kempsey change

By Ellie Chamberlain and Sue Stephenson
June 3 2023 - 9:00am
Eileen Button in front of the Sea of Hands created by Macleay Valley students. Picture by Ellie Chamberlain
Eileen Button in front of the Sea of Hands created by Macleay Valley students. Picture by Ellie Chamberlain

Eileen Button remembers not being allowed into the local swimming pool for a school carnival when she was just 11-years-old in Kempsey, NSW.

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