THE KEY TO SOLV­ING A TENSE STAND-OFF

The Gold Coast Bulletin - - NEWS -

WHAT was the most tense mo­ment dur­ing this week’s ma­jor protest at Black Swan Lake where about 15 peo­ple chained them­selves to the front fence of the con­struc­tion area?

Af­ter a two-hour stand-off po­lice ne­go­tia­tors fi­nally con­vinced the sup­port­ers to leave so the trucks with fill could make their way to the “bor­row pit”. All seemed well.

But Bul­letin pho­tog­ra­pher Glenn Hamp­son in­stinc­tively moved in close to take some shots aware of the ten­sion. “Some­one’s lost the keys (to the pad­locks),” a woman told him.

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