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The Wagaitear


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Wagait Beach (N.T.) -- Periodicals; Cox Peninsula (N.T.) -- Periodicals

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Anna Greer

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Wagait Beach


v. 6 no. 14

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Anna Greer



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The Wagaitear - August 2014 2 AUS TRA L IA N L IQ UO R S TO R ES A S S O C I AT IO N The Bottle-O Neighbourhood supports the responsible service of alcohol. Some products may not be available in country stores due to Liquor Licencing Accords. Some products may not be available at all outlets. Tobacco and alcohol not sold to under 18s. These specials are only available at the Bottle-O Neighbourhood stores. E.&E.O. Wagait Beach Supermarket www.wagaitbeachsupermarket.com 8978 5008 LIKE US ON Jacobs Creek Classic Range White & Red $8.99 The tent, fish heads, rubbish & fire that greeted early workers. XXXX Gold 30 Can Pack $45.99 Bundaberg & Cola 10 cans $36.99 Miller Draft & Miller Chill 24 Packs $48.99 Absolut Vodka 700ml $39.99 Secret Stone SavBlanc $15.99Jacobs Creek Classic Range 3 for $27.00 It must have been a busy night for visiting fishos on Sunday July 20. Pe op l e c a t c h i n g t h e early morning ferry runs on Monday morning were met with dead fish, plenty of fishing rods, heaps of rubbish and to top it all of a tent with a fire burning. The word ferals was bandied around many times as locals were forced to stand in the fish guts, abandoned cast nets and rubbish while they waited for the ferry to berth. Counc i l CEO M i chae l Campaign said Counci l Workers cleaned up the mess by 9am that morning, but it is only the police who have the power to issue fines for littering and camping on the jetty. Locals know it is hard to enforce the no camping rules on the jetty which leaves people to use their common sense. There was certainly none of that going around that night! By 9 the mess was cleaned up t h ank s t o c oun c i l workers. They certainly had their work cut out! Visiting ferals create Monday morning jetty eye-sore Territory Day Fireworks at the sports ground light up the night sky. Spectators enjoyed a fantast ic 15 minute fire work show put on by council but lit up by professional pyrotechnics team. At the sports oval Photos by Sue Chaplin Photo by Chris Johnson turn out was good. As per usual dinner was served by the tireless firies who did a sausage sizzle and sold soft drinks. Many went from the sports ground to the beach to catch the end of the Mindil Beach fireworks.

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