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SES boss pays back his 'debt' to community - The Northern Star

by | December 23, 2015

By Graham Broadhead

GERRY Burnage said he volunteered with the Ballina State Emergency Service because he wanted to give back to a community he adopted in 1975.

The 66-year-old came to Australia as a 10 Pound Pom.

But with more than 30 years' service under his belt with the Ballina SES, and the countless volunteer hours, there is little doubt that Mr Burnage has paid back any 'debt' in spades.

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