Residents, survivors and emergency service workers gathered near the site of the 1989 Cowper bus crash to pay their respects to the 20 people who died in what was Australia's worst road accident.
URUNGA's place in infamy as the scene of the worst Pacific Highway tragedy in recent memory will be the focus of a community action in the town next Tuesday.
CAMPAIGNS by local media for action to improve the stretch of the Pacific Highway between Coffs Harbour and Ballina have caught the attention of 60 Minutes.
AUSTRALIA'S worst road accident happened 20 years ago when two buses collided head on at Clybucca, north of Kempsey, but the road still hasn't been upgraded.
FEDERAL Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese has stopped short of a full commitment to complete the Pacific Highway dual carriageway upgrade by 2016.
IT only took the reading of the names of those who died to reinforce the magnitude of the disaster that claimed the lives of 20 people at Cowper 20 years ago.