The school principal who always united the team whether that be his family, his school community or sportsmen he was playing with - Jim Porteus was a leader who wanted everyone to achieve their best

Louise Nichols
October 9 2023 - 10:29am

Former school principal James (Jim) Porteus, passed away on September 29, 2023, at the Southern Cross Aged Care Centre, Bateau Bay, aged 91 years.

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Louise Nichols

Louise Nichols

Senior journalist

From cattle to coal. Once a specialist agriculture writer today its about community, in particular, the Upper Hunter. I have lived and worked in the region for more than 30 years. Land use issues and the future direction of our region. But you cannot take ag out of the picture - our food and how we grow it is the basis of all life. Covering the Hunter and Mid North Coast rural issues is now part of my role with ACM.

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