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Brunswick Heads residents have lobbied the new state lands and local-government ministers over the long-running battle to stop encroachment of public foreshore land under planned upgrades of the town’s three crown reserve caravan parks.
Sean O'Meara, Brunswick Heads. At last week' Byron Shire Council meeting, councillors again unanimously objected to the actions of North Coast Holiday Parks (NCHP) and their aggressive attempts to expand their boundaries and claim much of Brunswick Heads public riverside parks, foreshore areas and river access as exclusively theirs.
Michele Grant, convenor Foreshore Protection Group. It’s crunch time for Crown lands: licence agreements for Brunswick Heads caravan parks are up for renewal and Byron Shire Council will be reconsidering holiday park boundaries at Thursday’s meeting.
Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads. North Coast Holiday Parks (NCHP) and the then North Coast Accommodation Trust (NCAT) were recalcitrant in preparing Plans of Management (POM) for Massey Greene and The Terrace caravan parks, in wilful and deliberate defiance of Byron Shire Council's (BSC) resolutions on their operational boundaries and conditions of licence.
Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads. Designated storage van sites in caravan parks have traditionally been taken up by those who do not want to live as permanent tenants and be bound by the number of calendar days one has to be in residence. Most often these sites are leased and have dwellings on them which can be used by the owner as holiday accommodation
Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads. The May newsletter from NSW Holiday Parks Trust (NSWCHPT) gives a glowing account of their relationship with the community of Brunswick Heads, but that's not what's happening with local parks managers and the community.
Kim Ostinga, Friends of King Edward Park. Our recent success was founded on the failure of the minister and the Newcastle City Council to fulfill their public law obligations.
In a fortnight, the centenary of Anzac Day will be celebrated across Australia, but Brunswick Heads residents fighting to preserve a stand of historic cypress trees planted in a park in memory of locals who served in World War I are asking ‘will we remember them?’
Jeff Johnson, Ballina shire councillor and Independent candidate for the seat of Ballina. The proposal by the state-appointed NSW Crown Holiday Parks Trust to deny public access to the foreshore at Brunswick Heads is a disgrace and shows the contempt with which the state government treats the public.
Two items at last week's Tweed Shire Council meeting highlighted the commitment of the council to sharing water with the environment even during low-flow and drought periods.
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