Stockton beach closure????

Discussion in 'Australia' started by gordonmichaellee, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. gordonmichaellee

    gordonmichaellee Been here awhile

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    I posted a week ago about closure of tracks and hinted that the next thing we know is that mining would be there.

    I thought they ( the government ) would have waited longer before they rubed our face in it.

    Check this out.

    http://www.theherald.com.au/story/446693/15bn-stockton-mining-proposal-passed/

    It reminds me of the story of mass trespass in the uk.

    http://www.kindertrespass.com/

    The masses were being locked out of trails by the people with money/ government, same here.

    I am completely over it!

    Many other people are too.

    I'm not one to instigate unlawful behaviour, but at what point do they stop? Is this what is needed to make them realise that this behaviour is not acceptable?

    ( I normaly sign off with " cheers Gordo'' but I don't feel this is approriate this time )

    Gordon Lee
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  2. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    I just love the "coincidence" of a local mayor and his son owning a company that will make megabucks out of this. Where's ICAC when you need them?
    And Fatty O'Barrel has de-funded the public defenders office, along with every other watchdog operation, so there's no appeal and no scrutiny.
    Labor was corrupt to the core, but they did at least pretend to be honest. There's no pretence here. This mob are out and proud, NSW is open for business to the highest bidder. Wanna build a casino Mr Packer? Come on down, no tender, no scrutiny, and you can write the government press releases too.
    I hope all the dumb fucks who voted this lot in are watching this, but I rather suspect they will be watching "my kitchen rules" instead. Morons.
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  3. Logan Black

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    Beyond pissed off.
    Fucking fuckers.
    :cry
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  4. gordonmichaellee

    gordonmichaellee Been here awhile

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    Devide and concour is the method.

    When you start believing that you can't safely ride a bike without indicators or you have a suspension lift on your four wheel drive, camp in spots that are outside of the regimented areas , wear a non ADR approved helmet etc. you live in fear and loose your voice.

    We loose our freedom in small increments and only when there is a mass uprising does the government back down. ( Franklin Dam example ).

    Incrementalism is the enemy of inovation!

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  5. ADVJake

    ADVJake ***** dweller

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    It's the old frog slowly boiling in the pot analogy...
    Where else can we enjoy sand dunes like that close to sydney? I can't think of any without a significant drive.

    I'm pissed off too, i really enjoyed my trips to Stockton.
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  6. nry

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    Might have to trespass then for a last ride ? As a protest of course.

    This is complete bullshit, I feel sorry for the kids.
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  7. peteandheidi

    peteandheidi Been here awhile

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    is this an old news story though...?????
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    Ouch ! Nice spot, there are two dates one at the top of the page and one at the top of the article....stupid Internet.
    Trespass anyway ? :D
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  9. outback jack

    outback jack Long timer

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    :rofl I wondered how long before someone spotted the date 2009. Okay mods send this dribble to the dungeon.
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  10. Precis

    Precis Maladroit malcontent

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    So, you AGREE (concur) with closing trails, tracks and beaches? :eek1
    Shame on you, sir.:evil
    You may hand in your ADV sticker at the door and begone. We don't need your type here. :deal
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  11. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    Well spotted. I got sucked in, but then I'm a trusting soul at heart......:dic
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  12. Logan Black

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    Not really, news article 3 and half years old, all you fuckers with alziemers and dementure should have forgotten about. Government and mining may now be acting on. First notice track closures, then sale goes ahead, and people start to arc up, government and sand mining company can simply turn around and say well you had 3 and a half years notice.:deal


    Call me a conspiracy theorist, and I'll call you dumb cunt for not heading a warning and learning from historical events.

    If it ain't mining I bet it's got something to do with N(azi)SW National Parks wanting to procure the land. :wink:
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  13. gordonmichaellee

    gordonmichaellee Been here awhile

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    How would you read that from what I have written?

    My point is that while there is no, one large group to stand and fight this there are many smaller ones. This was done on purpose in my opinion by the government. there are too many fractuls, just look at the way ( even the fact that there are individual govenrment for each state ) the states turn a blind eye when a problem is in another state. Come on Australia, lets move forward and realise that this is not helping matters, A good example ( and I live near the QLD border but in NSW ) is how much effort and money is taken from me when I buy or sell a car/motorbike/truck with QLD plates. It makes no sense at all, aside from lining pockets of people that shouldn't be there anyway.
    Also my point is that in the Media's eye there would seem to be a bunch of groups that hate eachother, Campers, Four Wheel Drivers, Mountain Bikers, Horseriders, Trail Bike riders and Bush walkers, now I for one have only ever had nice conversations with all of them, I am respectful as I pass them and switch off completely for Horseriders. So we should all be one group, " Bush Lovers ", and I am sure that if there is any animosity towards eachother it is not as strong as the dislike that Bush Lovers have for the mining companies and political red tape that they hide behind.

    So by appearing to try to fix things a little bit, they avoid a complete overhaul of the system.

    So the Bush walkers are happy when trail bikes and four wheel drives are banned from an area but if they where given the whole story and asked " do you think we should close this bushland and start mining here " I bet you get a different answer.
    And another point, if they count the number of bush walkers in an area and notice that it is reducing, sometimes it is because to get to a certain area they have closed the dirt roads to get near. So first they close the road access, so you can't get near to it by car, then they say to the bush walkers " well you weren't using it anyway ".

    And If this is too compicated an answer, then just for the record, I am against closing tracks.

    Cheers Gordo'
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  14. outback jack

    outback jack Long timer

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    Let me guess, someone posted an old "incorrect" media piece on facebook which led to this nonsense. Boy the air was thick around Mullumbimby last night. :bmwrider
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  15. gordonmichaellee

    gordonmichaellee Been here awhile

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    I can now see that the dates may have been inaccurate but am I wrong ( genuine question ) in the points that I make?

    And what do you mean about the air around Mullumbimby ( another genuine question ).

    Yes I did get the link to the newspaper from facebook, is it untrue?

    I honestly don't want to get into an argument with anyone and I sure don't want to use untrue info to back up any arguments.

    Cheers Gordo'


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  16. outback jack

    outback jack Long timer

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    Well if you google sand mining on stockton beach, that article is all that comes up. And it's been put on face book on NSWNP site. They have been copping a tirade of abuse in the last few days for something that doesn't exist. But hey it's the internet it must be right.
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  17. gordonmichaellee

    gordonmichaellee Been here awhile

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    If it's untrue about the sand minig then fair enough, I stand corrected.

    Should I ask the mods to remove this thread?

    Cheers Gordo'
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  18. outback jack

    outback jack Long timer

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    I'm sure if you arragned a free weekend and a $100 bar tab at the Beach hotel in Byron for the mods all would be forgotton. :lol3
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  19. gordonmichaellee

    gordonmichaellee Been here awhile

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    I really can't tell if your joking or not??

    And what was the reference to Mullumbimby air??

    Cheers Gordo'
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  20. Precis

    Precis Maladroit malcontent

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    Because you originally wrote
    and the word "concur" means "agree with". :eek1
    If English was your first language (and no, it's not mine either, but I work at it :lol3), you'd probably have written
    A classic case of poor spelling & grammar resulting in exactly the opposite of your intent.
    And yes, my reply was tongue-in-cheek: make sure your kids pay attention at school! :freaky
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