People of all ages who lack mobility can enjoy the water, thanks to Cootamundra Lions Club.

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Updated February 13 2020 - 1:57pm, first published February 12 2020 - 5:30pm
Lions Club president John Welch (right) and president Marjorie Taprell with club members Trevor Reid and Fred Byrne displaying the two wheelchairs now in use at the pool.
Lions Club president John Welch (right) and president Marjorie Taprell with club members Trevor Reid and Fred Byrne displaying the two wheelchairs now in use at the pool.

Cootamundra Swimming Pool now has two 'platypus chairs' - aquatic wheelchairs especially designed to help people lacking mobility enter and enjoy the water.

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Tom Gosling

Journalist, Cootamundra Herald

I've had a long career in journalism and corporate communications, starting with country newspapers, radio and TV in northern NSW and including ABC News Sydney and the Melbourne Herald. I edited The University of Sydney News for 10 years, and was Media Officer for CSIRO in Canberra and BHP Steelworks in Port Kembla.