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Byron Shire
April 15, 2021

Clive Palmer got what he wanted

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Elections finally over, dirty games played, and Clive Palmer got what he wanted with the Liberal National Party (LNP).

Back to the dilemma of plastics and the ‘Straws off Shores’ slogan from the Nationals; hope to see some Nationals on the shores of Richmond River and beaches at the next event of ‘cleanup Australia’.

The 15c bags aren’t dealing with our plastic problem.

Thank you to Splendour in the Grass organisers for going to Seven Mile Beach and picking up plastic our fish and birds are eating. It kills them.

Time to step up and use biodegradable materials.

Why are some so hell bent on destroying this planet? And so I weep for the news we leave.


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1 COMMENT

  1. If Nationals are out there on Clean up Australia Day it will not be without precedent – I can recall seeing Tim Fischer in an emu parade on the side of the road near Narranderah ona Clean up Australia Day when he was Deputy PM . Tim was a popular deputy and was in his role because, like Scott Morrison, the majority of electorates preferred the LNP to Labor. In the case of this election it did not need Palmer or any “dirty games” for Morrison to win; Labor did a fine job on its own convincing people not to vote for Labor.

    But your points about plastic are all well worth considering.

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