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The Echo: 5G protests in Byron

5G protests in Byron, while councillors sit on fence

By Paul Bibby, The Echo

‘When one leg’s on one side of the fence and the other leg is on the other side, you end up sitting on it.’

This comment from Byron Councillor Michael Lyon aptly summarised the Council’s response to Telstra’s plans for a 5G upgrade close to two daycare centres in the Arts and Industry Estate.

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The proposed upgrade to the tower at 8 Acacia Street has drawn strong objections from many locals living and working nearby, as well as 5G opponents across the Shire.

But Byron Council’s feedback to Telstra on the issue was more about fence-sitting than fighting for a cause.

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