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Last Wednesday a bill went to the Lower House of the NSW Parliament supported by Geoff Provest, Nationals MP for Tweed and Janelle Saffin, Labor MP for Lismore.
The issue of rail travels and resurrecting the lines on the far north coast have been the subject for debate, often very heated, since May 15, 2004, when the last XPT train left Murwillumbah station, putting an end to 110 years of rail transport in the region.
Lydia Kindred, Rosebank. Geoff Bensley is muddying the waters as usual by attacking Trains On Our Tracks (TOOT) and the Northern Rivers Railway Action Group (NRRAG) for not supporting a train line along the Pacific Highway, which according to Geoff Provest (local MP) is currently not an option.
Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.