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May 7, 2021

No towers or 5G for Durrumbul say locals

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This enthusiastic crowd are VERY unenthusiastic about 5G. Photo Jeff Dawson.

An enthusiastic crowd of anti-5Gers attended Durrumbul Hall on Saturday.

The next event will be at Mullum Civic Hall, Saturday November 2. Organisers say it will be a family fundraiser, to raise funds for a class action and awareness campaigns.

There will be information, speakers and entertainment. ‘We also have a global awareness campaign #WeAreNotSAM that highlights the outdated standards being used in the industry that do not cover 97 per cent of the population,’ say organisers.


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