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Sapoty Brook was one of the many who took to the Community Soapbox stage to push his barrow – Sapoty talked about clean transport energy.

The community got together on Saturday for the Big Picture Show, an inspiring event aimed at making plans for the future of Mullumbimby.

It was very well attended, with over three hundred listening, learning and participating in about 100 small workshops during the day.

It’s early days, but some positive outcomes from the day have already resulted in action.

The Big Picture Show’s MC Tony Barry – who is also a renowned actor and activist – listens to Mandy Nolan’s pitch to reclaim the train station.  Photo Eve Jeffery.
The Big Picture Show’s MC Tony Barry.

Malcolm Price from Creative Mullumbimby, who organised the event said, ‘The Youth Train Station project that Mandy Nolan announced may have been flying even before the end of Saturday afternoon.’

‘A group of community members and artists headed to the Train Station as soon as we were finished.’

There event was so successful that there are plans for a future show.

~ Photos Eve Jeffery

 


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