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March 5, 2021

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Two meetings are taking place in the Byron shire to start the ball rolling on establishing CSG-free communities.

Tonight a meeting of Binna Burra and Brooklet residents is taking place at a private home to form a working group. Contact Jess on 0409 842 517 or email [email protected].

On Sunday September 9 there will be a public meeting in Main Arm to determine whether Main Arm Valley roads will be declared coal-seam gas free. Meet at Kohinur Hall at 2pm. Contact Maree on 6684 5065.

 


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