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Police have shut down a party planned for the Queens Birthday weekend at Jubulum Village, Tabulam.

For the past week, police from Richmond Local Area Command have been making inquiries to locate a large planned ‘doof party’ that was to occur in the Tabulam area over the long weekend.

Acting on information, police monitored a large scale operation being set up on an Aboriginal reserve in Tabulam.

Police spoke to the local Land Council and confirmed that no permission had been given for a dance party to be held upon the land.

Police attended the site and told the organisers regarding they were and ordered them to close down the dance party.

Police will be in at the location tomorrow to enforce the direction and maintain the event closure.

The public should be aware that the event will not be going ahead.

 


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