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April 21, 2021

Spitting the dummy

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P Lazer, Bilambil

It’s a classic case of major developers spitting the dummy and running to the Land and Environment Court (L&EC) to change tactics and development applications. These are just alterations to encroach another overrated development on the east coast for profit.

Australia has the worst history of any nation on the planet for destroying protected coastline. It’s not about creating jobs, it’s about profits from easy pickings – otherwise country living would be blooming!

The L&EC is nothing but a job for the boys.

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