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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

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Water outage in Ballina this Thursday

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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

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Robert Podhajsky, Ocean Shores

Governments around the world have shown they are prepared and able to spend vast amounts of money (they can print it) regardless of the restraints usually applied to the economy. COVID-19 has revealed the proof that it can be done.

The WHO (World Health Organisaton), Global Preparedness program has been implemented, planned since around 2005, with 150 countries participating. Planning aimed to contain transmission and infection of deadly viruses and contamination from germ warfare on a global scale. Covid safe control is now functional, controlling the virus by testing and lockdown, even when many people are not ill or have minimal symptoms after the positive test result. As individuals we all have our own take on what is happening.

It is known that pollution has a direct effect on people’s health. Our individual immune function responds to pollution and viral contamination in different ways, each person is unique. That partly accounts for the lack of research into the true effects of pollution (chemicals in the air, water, food and so on moving into to our cellular structure) on our health.

The government has shown us that a system of control can be implemented regardless of the cost. People power is needed, to convey that it is now the time to apply similar preparedness mechanisms to addressing the pollution that is causing so much damage to the world, to nature, to the health and wellbeing of people. They will never be able to say it can’t be done or delayed because of the cost, as they have said for the past 50+ years of my life. If authority truly cares and acts on the causes of pollution, or keeps delaying action to stop the continuing pollution – money won’t be the reason, it will be a trooping of their colours, showing their real intention.

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