Meet our Local Legends


Some incredible people and businesses have chosen the Macleay Valley Coast as their home. Including CEO’s, mad keen fishermen, innovative farmers, dynamic entrepreneurs and a creative community of talented artists.

The stories below provide insight into our Local Legends and why they love the Macleay Valley Coast – an ongoing series that showcases our diverse community and culture.

Discover why they call the Macleay Valley home, their top tips on what to see and do and why they love the Macleay Valley Coast. #IlovetheMacleayValleyCoast

Nancy PattisonLearn More

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