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Byron Shire
June 16, 2024

Council, stop poisoning us

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Herbicides, pesticides for *%#ks sake, Council stop using them. You don’t like fracking (chemicals). You ain’t too keen on fluoride (chemicals). Yet you love dosing us with pesticides (chemicals) and supporting Big Agriculture that formulate the killercide products. Solution is so simple – stop the chemicals today. There are other ways – good ol’ fashioned weed pulling is just one of many: the multitudes of the shire’s population out of work could potentially be able to assist with hands-on spray-free bush regeneration. Here is a sample of the killercides that wash straight into the waterways this time of year:

  • Glyphosate 360g a.i/L eg. Weedmaster Duo, Roundup, Roundup Biactive
  • Metsulfuron-methyl 600g a.i/kg eg. Associate, Brush Off
  • Fluroxypyr 200ga.i/L eg. Starane 200
  • Triclopyr butoxyethyl ester 600g a.i/L eg. Garlon 600
  • Additives:
    • Wetters/spreaders/penetrants eg. Pulse, Agral, LI 700, Protech Plus, Diesel
    • Herbidye eg. Pergasol Red, Simplot Blue

Stop poisoning your people.

Ben Nowland, Mullumbimby


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  1. Very well said Ben. Travel out to Huonbrook and you will see large areas poisoned. And our valley has one of the highest Green votes in the State.

  2. You may want to Google the article ‘Poison for Profit – What A Business Plan! By Ashley Simmons Hotz’. You need to be poisoned so you will not be healthy an so you will need drugs to keep the drug companies making their billions of dollars of profit. It is also very profitable for the medical industry.
    Vets do a 4 year course during their training called nutrition, doctors and nutritionists don’t do this and so they do not understand how the highly toxic pesticide chemicals affect the balance of the incredibly highly complex and delicate chemistry system of the body, but the drug companies do, they also know about everything the drugs do.
    When we breathe in these pesticides they are absorbed into the lung tissue from where they gradually migrate to all other parts of the body through the body tissue, they can be detected also in the hair with “hair analysis”. That means they are in all of the organs including heart and brain. The following web sight enlarges on this.


    Councils sometimes say they are using different chemicals to round up that are safe which of course is complete nonsense. How can chemicals that are designed to kill be harmless to all (every one) of the many highly complex chemicals and chemistries of the body?

    One needs to make proper inquiries to find out weather the person in the council who is responsible for giving directions on the spraying of the pesticide herbicide has been influenced by [information provided by] the chemical companies as far as spraying quantities in peoples environment goes. It could even be a tertiary course that has been sponsored by the chemical companies, or scholarships etc.

    Councils say they use safe practice. Can we be poisoned safely?
    They put the poison in the ground contaminating it, and then it keeps evaporating out slowly, and we breath it in on a daily basis so it keeps on accumulating over time, even over decades until our health is affected badly.

    Check out highly respected neurosurgeon Doctor Russell Blaylock on You Tube who has done extensive research into how pesticides cause Parkinson Disease and other brain disorders.


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