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A lesson for Lismore

<em>The Green anti-dredging cult has destroyed Australia’s ports and endangered riverside towns</em>

4 November 2022

10:00 AM

4 November 2022

10:00 AM

After spending several years at sea on passenger-cargo vessels my career was interrupted by ‘winning’ the National Service lottery in Australia

Finding myself unemployable for a few months awaiting the next military service intake, I was offered a job with a dredging company. A passenger ship navigator on a dredge? It sounded dreadful, and my perception of this industry was a combination of noise, dirt, and void of any social status.

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