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March 5, 2021

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Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

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Triathletes head for the waves for the swim leg during Saturday’s Byron Bay Triathlon. The gruelling event was won by Lennox Head’s athlete Joe Lampe. Sixteen-year-old Ainslie Bakker, also from Lennox Head, was the first woman home. Nearly 900 competitors completed the 1.5km ocean swim followed by a 40km cycle with a 10km run to finish; too easy. Photo Jeff Dawson.


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