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Tyagarah’s nude beach not so sinister

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We are a local couple who are frequent users of Tyagarah nude beach. We have been to the beach several times already in 2018, including last weekend, and have not found it to be a sinister place.

On each visit the beach had a positive and safe vibe and other couples or small groups were in the majority. Any solitary males were minding their own business.

We welcome the police presence at Tyagarah, even if it is occasionally over-zealous, because it has reduced anti-social behaviour at both the beach and at the Grays Lane lake.

In our experience, perceptions of the beach and lake as seedy are out of date. We encourage all locals to grab their partner or a friend and check out the situation for themselves.

Oscar Redman and Melody Swift, Byron Bay

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  1. As a representative of both Safe Beaches Committee and Byron Naturists Group, I personally have been involved in issues arising from Lewd Inappropriate Behaviour for some time now.
    Working in with Local Police, Council, Naturists Groups both here in Byron and those from interstate and our local community have all come together to ensure once again that Tyagarah and Belongil Beaches are once again a safe haven to visit.
    On many occasions over the last few months we have witnessed a huge difference in behaviour.
    Over the Christmas, New Years break I personally spoke to many couples who’d confirmed, yes they now felt safe and many who had no hesitation on bringing their children back to such an ideal location.
    Other Naturists Groups both interstate are now set to ensure also to be guardians of our Beaches for future generations to enjoy.
    Our Clothing Optional Beaches are now drawing many naturists couples, families and many genuine naturists single, yes including males who are there for one reason to enjoy being nude as nature intended.
    For those that wish to join us in promoting a safe Naturist Lifestyle in also becoming guardians of Tyagarah and Belongil Beaches please go to Byron Naturist Facebook Page for further information on Family Friendly Social Gatherings.
    Nude Not Lewd.
    Byron Naturists.


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