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Nambucca Valley Parish Father Shelwin Fernandez stood down over 'financial discrepancies'

Madeline Link
Gabriel Fowler
Updated June 2 2023 - 2:59pm, first published 2:30pm
Father Shelwin Fernandez has been stood down from Nambucca Valley Parish. Picture by Stephen Katte
Father Shelwin Fernandez has been stood down from Nambucca Valley Parish. Picture by Stephen Katte

A SMALL town parish has been left in "shock and disbelief" after it was revealed the head of their church had been stood down for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from its bank accounts.

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Madeline Link

Madeline Link

Journalist

Madeline Link is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald, with a focus on Lake Macquarie City Council. To keep up with my stories, follow my Twitter @madeline_link, for tips email madeline.link@newcastleherald.com.au.

Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

Senior Journalist

Community health & welfare, social justice, investigations, general news. Gabriel.Fowler@newcastleherald.com.au

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