Waratah West Public School teacher's trek for Jenny's Place women's domestic violence and homelessness support service

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
August 11 2021 - 2:00am
Uphill: Emma McCabe said the team was "all pretty disappointed [not to go to the Northern Territory] because we've trained for a long time... but there's lots of people that have been affected a lot worse than we have with COVID." This photo was taken last week before lockdown. Ms McCabe has been doing weight training, jogging and walking with her backpack as part of her training. Picture: Marina Neil

WARATAH West Public School kindergarten teacher Emma McCabe has been surrounded by support ever since she set her sights on hiking through Kakadu National Park to raise funds for women's domestic violence and homelessness support service, Jenny's Place.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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