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How many of us in the Shire can see that our rates are being used in our own residential areas? At least if we go into the Bay we see connecting footpaths – a very, very long connecting cycle path from Ewingsdale into the Bay.

So it seems, to get our money’s worth, we need to inhabit the Bay. I am over being told there are no funds to fix serious ongoing problems. It would seem Resilience NSW want to house our flood victims in areas with all that the Bay has to offer, yet everywhere else does not have what is required for the desired outcomes, i.e. close to amenities, facilities, and good, functioning infrastructure, including connecting footpaths and cycleways. No, we have not much to show for our overpriced Council rates.

My husband badly injured himself just walking along our uneven unfixed footpath. I am told several people have been injured in the same spot. No, nothing fixed, and no word from Council yet. Won’t hold my breath. Who else has had enough of our rip-off Council? If I was an employer with an employee generating less than adequate outcomes I would sack them.

Annie Radermacher, Brunswick Heads


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