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March 5, 2021

In support of the community centre

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Robbie Cameron, Ocean Shores and Victoria Spring, Mullumbimby; Managers of the Byron Artisan market

As co managers of the Byron Artisan market and long term, well known and respected residents of the shire, we would like to express our disgust at some of the slanderous and outright lies that have been thrown about in the state parliament, social media as reported in this paper.

Some facts:

The Community Centre is a not for profit organisation and receives no direct funding from council or state government. Its financials are open and available to anyone who wants to look into them.

Paul Spooner is on a moderate wage and in his role as councillor he has always abstained on votes involving market licenses for the Community Centre.

The work the centre does for this community is again open for all to see and is vast.

The stall holder who is at the centre of this craziness has potentially committed various acts on employees, stallholders and patrons of the market.

If the allegations are true this is a blatant breach of the code of conduct which he was aware of and applies to all our markets.


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