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Anthony Stante, Coorabell

The ink isn’t even dry on the development application approval and the fine dining restaurant development at Scarrabellottis Lookout is up for sale. Surprise surprise… ‘A once in a lifetime opportunity with multiple development options’ according to the glossy brochure and video which was likely prepared before the final approval was given by Council.

It’s on the public record that this development presents lots of issues for the local community. The irony is, those that negotiated with Council will not be around to be held to account for issues they will have created – like inadequate provisions for onsite parking. They have made their development money and now scamper off into the sunset (viewed across towards Mt Chincogan according to the brochure) with the local community and Council left to deal with the mess that will surely ensue, including road safety issues.


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2 COMMENTS

  1. The Virus strikes again. This new outbreak of COVID-19 has come into NSW via the Crossroads Hotel.
    Just like how the coronavirus began in Australia from overseas back in January, the spread of the virus mainly is by tourists and tourism. Tourists mix and chat and eat and drink and shake hands and hug and party up close and personal with many, many people, maybe hundreds in one day.
    I will have a coffee alone at home with toast and spread the Vegemite all over it and talk to myself, for as a local I have not the money to be a tourist. That is my view.

  2. There are many in this Shire that share a common idea. Charles MacFarland and Peter Hatfield are two great examples, last week having written to Echo, to demonstrate the correct attitude we all need to adopt regarding the Lookout.We should be grateful they cleared up the confusion. It goes like this ( Councillors please take note)
    ‘I believe I have a God-given birth right to enjoy the luxury I am swear I am personally entitled to. If anything or anyone is harmed in the course of my pursuit to obtain this precious, personal indulgence, I don’t care. Don’t talk to me about it. I want what I want, and I’me entitled to it. And don’t me expect me to do any work to make it happen, I’m just going to turn up after others prepare the way, and grab my indulgence, and wander away when I’m done, not looking back. This logic supercedes anything else you have to say, so be quiet right now [buurrrp]’

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