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Sunset howl. Photo supplied.
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Hundreds of people were howling their protest against the Lennox Head ski jump last night as the the sun set in the west.

‘It was an awesome evening with around 300 people attending,’ said organiser Melissa Wright from the Lennox Arts Board (LAB).

‘People wore black and brought their dogs. Lois Cook did a beautiful Welcome to Country.’

Wearing her wolf headdress Melissa spoke about the ski jump proposal and why the LAB were in opposition to the proposal.

‘Our opposition is based on aesthetics and caring for our beautiful coastline.’

Supporting the event and providing more information on the proposed Olympic aerial training ski jump were the Lennox Head Against the Ski Jump group.

‘They were there to help with further info and ways to get our voices heard,’ said Melissa.

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  1. As my son had worked there as a chef for a long time,
    I asked why about this when it first came up well over a year ago, and there was no intelligent answer.

    My son is now working for the govt in Jindibyne, and we expect this blind mad thinking to next put in a wave pool in Jindibyne!

    WHY does govt make such stupid poorly thought out and out of place decisions??

  2. The Organiser may have got some real longtime locals if:
    1. They had publicized the event.
    2.. It did not have the stupid title ‘Howl at the Moon’.
    3. If the attendees were not required to wear (trendy in 1980) black.
    I like dogs but what have dogs got to do with it?
    4. It did not have a phony “welcome to country” ceremony. People are getting really tired of this PC nonsense.

    Lennox locals aren’t all would be trendies, but most don’t want this eyesore . A proper meeting should be held with some adults in charge.

    • Seeing how juvenile your post is, it is very heartening to see the “kids” taking charge. But your right, there is no place for creative thinking within a community – it is as out of place as a….. ski jump next to the beach!

      Would you prefer a sausgae sizzle and a few politicians singing the same old tune?

  3. Thank you for bringing more light to this issue.
    There’s a protest walk planned for this Sat. 27 May meeting @ William’s Reserve Lennox Head at 2.30pm.
    Lennox Community needs to join together to fight this! It’s us who will have to look at this monstrosity every day!


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