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April 19, 2021

Hartley’s myopic view of the world

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I am interested to know whether your correspondent Matt Hartley (who describes himself as ‘State Candidate’) has been officially endorsed by Pauline Hanson for the March election.

It is interesting that Matt thinks that muttering platitudes such as ‘I will never criticise a religion’ entitles him to then go and do precisely that.

Being anti-Islam would seem to be a pretty thin policy platform Matt.

Dave Lisle, Mullumbimby


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1 COMMENT

  1. Matt Hartley is an original of Byron Bay:
    Matt has suffered “the slings & arrows” of tourists & council infra-structure since the 80s..!
    Matt Hartley is very very intelligent candid man!!!
    His strength of character is not hollow!!
    Matts’ writings are a candid view.of the “Tourists that Ate Byron”

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