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I grew up and live in Mullumbimby, and I know locals have a strong opinion about the Byron Shire...

We need to reinvent urban spaces to live in harmony with the planet 

Travel is about visiting someplace exotic, we’re told. Somewhere that looks, feels and tastes different, in a way that stirs our heart and stimulates our senses. But sit in the central business district of any global city today, and chances are it will look basically the same.

Clarence Property like to accentuate their green credentials, however they are pressing ahead with their housing development on the Wallum heathland regardless of the ecological impact under today’s environmental guidelines. 

In my opinion, if they really cared about the environment they would lodge a new DA and respect the current guidelines. They might even consider lessening the impact of their footprint by decreasing the number of lots.

Graeme Batterbury, Brunswick Heads


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  1. I was told by a local musso ( banjo player) that Saddle Rd is also zombie project, which is good enough for me. It has the same fauna/flaura/ indigenous local as Wallum. Let’s shut it down team. As our Save Wallum Facebook page says “let’s keep the white shoe brigade out.”

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