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October 4, 2022

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Belongil Creek is blocked and backing up. I understand all the explanations for leaving it as is, but given the trauma people have been through, and the identified failures of… well, just about everybody, surely minimising risk is the priority? 

We’ve gotten the report; stuff-ups from BOM, to SES, to everyone we trusted.

Look, one big system coming in fast, surf on the beach, and you’ve got another bloody flood in Byron Bay. People should not have to carry that stress. Open it.

Matt Hartley, Edinburgh, usually Byron Bay 


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3 COMMENTS

  1. Much of the creek is stagnant so fish may well die even if it remains closed. Also, should residents, some of whom are very long term and elderly, have to endure another devestating flood so that some fish might potentially be saved? If houses are flooded again because the Council is unwilling to take preemtive action to try and prevent this, surely lawsuits will follow to the detriment of everyone.

  2. So finally there’s a new dam and the most logical thing is to blow it up. Figures. Damn the dam fish. If you want them, go catch them. People come first.

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