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Port Macquarie's Will Eades is touring Alaska. Check out his amazing photographs ...
Police have now identified a man whose body was located in water near Port Macquarie on Friday.
How people captured the June long weekend in Port Macquarie on Instagram.
Will Eades is a young man with a fine eye. He took himself and his cameras to Alaska.