Re: Campspots Birdsville Track

To: Jill Dening <>
Subject: Re: Campspots Birdsville Track
From: Tony Russell <>
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2000 20:14:39 +0900
Hi Jill and others, well, we have one glimmer of hope in that we believe
that most of the properties up there are in fact crown land on 99yr leases
and it just may be illegal for lessees to close off existing tracks. We are
checking with the SA govt on this. Tony.

See also notes from Eddie Ash, Nevil Amos, and Keith Fisher.

At 05:21  6/09/00 +1000, you wrote:
>>  many
>>of the traditional camping and birding spots along the Birdsville Track
>>have now been closed off ........................ met
>>with a vehement flat refusal, even for atlassing purposes.
>>This is all very disappointing, but one can understand property owners and
>>managers getting very fed up with the mess of litter that some campers
>>leave, and there's no doubt travellers have brought this reaction on
>>themselves by their own poor behaviour.
>This made me so very sad. It just proves that the lowest common
>denominator sets the ground rules in our society. What's the
>solution? Selective breeding?
>Jill Dening
>Sunshine Coast, Qld
>26º 51'        152º 56'

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