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Our National Party state government representative Geoff Provest says he supports the public park plan for Lot 490.

His National Party mates in Tweed Shire Council, Warren Polglase and Phil Youngblutt voted against the resolution to rezone Lot 490.

This resolution ensured that no development other than a public park would be allowed and that significant vegetation and wildlife habitat would be saved.

Has the National Party got something else in mind for Lot 490 and they haven’t told Geoff?

Are they undermining him by making his promise of support look very hollow?

Given the revelations by the ICAC in Sydney, it would not be fanciful speculation that Lot 490 may be earmarked as a reward for a major political donor.

Ron Cooper, Kingscliff 


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