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Offline Rwork

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Gold prospecting and tree removal
« on: August 04, 2016, 08:40 »
Most Victorian prospectors would know Neville perry from Bet Bet.
The story tells of trouble he has had removing trees from a lease. 
http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/news/politics/125m-tree-removal-fee-a-saw-point-for-gold-miner-neville-perry/news-story/164dbbb27caf892e3b171f510983fce9

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Re: Gold prospecting and tree removal
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2016, 08:43 »
"Individual branches growing out of tree stumps were also counted as single trees by authorities, so one tree with three branches was officially three trees."


Sounds typical of some of the officials we meet out in the bush.
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Re: Gold prospecting and tree removal
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2016, 21:28 »
So this block is covered in undergrowth, sounds like a bush fire hazard next summer.
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Re: Gold prospecting and tree removal
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2016, 00:02 »
Sounds like you could use their own silly rules against them. Can't touch the trees, but you can't create a bushfire hazzard either!
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Re: Gold prospecting and tree removal
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2016, 09:11 »
Looks like it would be easier to become a part of the Nunya tribe >:D  Lex


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