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Mount Evelyn

Tuesday, 7 September, 2021

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Playground joy for kids Seeing children stretch their legs, roam free and make friends with other children at the playground was exactly the kind of good news content Star Mail needed this week. We headed to Lillydale Lake to ask parents how they felt about being able to return to playgrounds and the response can be summed up in one word, “excited.” Read the full story on page 7

Bethany took the first opportunity to take her children, Will and Annabelle, to Lillydale Lake on Friday, to meet up with Nanna Sam and play on the swings. Picture: MIKAYLA VAN LOON

Kangaroos saved animals but the current regulatory environment does not provide any other viable choice. Following the outcry we’ve spent the last 12 months working collaboratively and constructively with government to design a translocation trial to save the Kinley kangaroos,” he said. A dedicated group of professionals were quick to form a group to advocate for saving the roos last July, known as Save the Kinley

Kangas, having offered their expertise free of charge to the developer. Member of Save the Kinley Kangas, Alyssa Wormald said the group had a “team of preeminent macropod experts who did a huge amount of pro bono work with the developer to make a proposal” for the safe relocation of the kangaroos. Continued page 3

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A much-loved mob of kangaroos landlocked at the future site of Kinley Estate have finally been relocated after a year-long community fight. The developer of the estate, Intrapac Property’s CEO Max Shifman recently confirmed 60 kangaroos had been translocated to an undisclosed location, ending over 12-months of anguish and uncertainty by concerned

community members. The kangaroos were originally planned to be culled to make way for the all-new suburb until outcry from the community saw the killings halted and alternatives discussed. “There is an impassioned community out there who didn’t want to see these kangaroos killed”, Mr Shifman said. “We always wanted to avoid harming these

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