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July 1, 2022

Nimbin joins CSG-free communities

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Nimbin Valley is the latest area to declare itself a CSG-free community, following a gathering and ceremony in the town on Saturday afternoon.

Around 250 people from up to a hundred roads, representing the entire Nimbin Valley, took part in the event.

Photographer David Lowe described it as ‘one of the biggest of these handover events I’ve been to, and there have been quite a few now’.

Organiser Len Martin spoke and Lismore mayor Jenny Dowell was there to collect the CSG-free road declarations.

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