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Troy Green, General Manager, Tweed Shire Council

I would like to retract and apologise for statements about the objectives of Threatened Species Conservation Society members, made in a letter to The Echo on May 5, 2016.

My letter concludes with a reference to the substitution of a habitat corridor in Dunloe Park for vegetation in the Black Rocks sports field and I would like to withdraw any assertion about the motivations and integrity of the Threatened Species Conservation Society and its membership on this matter.

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  1. And in what other forums will your apology appear, Mr. Manager, given that they were reprinted in the Tweed Weekly, on Facebook, etc.? You have a lot more work to do to make amends.

  2. Members of Threatened Species Conservation Society (TSCS) thank Tweed Shire Council’s General Manager Troy Green for making a public retraction and apology for statements made about the objectives of TSCS in the letter in the Echonetdaily on 5 May 2016 titled ‘Replanting sportsfield not the best koala response’. TSCS would like to work with the General Manager and Council to rectify any misconceptions that Council and the community may have that led to the statements being made at that time.


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