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March 6, 2021

Clothing-optional not working at Tyagarah Beach

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It has become clear over the last two years of safe beach meetings that it is not just the sex pests attracted to the CO designation but a number of local lewds who want the beach for themselves and intimidate ‘textiles’ and known locals.

It’s got to a point where local Tyagarah women feel threatened just leaving their homes. A stalker was arrested recently after the pursued woman took down the car’s number plate and reported the incident to police.

Police surveillance is stretched to the limit.

Having a mixed-use ‘free’ beach in such an isolated area won’t work.

Whether Byron Shire is adult enough to designate a mixed-use beach zone in a busier, safer location like our European cousins is yet to be seen. Trying to make it work in an isolated area has failed.


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3 COMMENTS

  1. Cr Hackett, There’s no need to close Tyagarah as a CO area, just yet.
    Simply vote in favour of adding a CO section at a more populated and policeable beach and the vast majority of genuine nudists will flock there and save $8 parking NPWS fee.
    This ought to substantially reduce the nudists’ visits to the Tyagarah CO beach; thereby leaving it for Gray’s Lane locals (textile or otherwise) to use and to ‘police’ themselves (if necessary).

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