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  • August 7, 2023

It is believed that during school holidays teenagers have ripped trees out of the ground in order to build tree huts.

Friends of the Garden president Tim Barden said it was “beyond (their) capabilities” to fix and would require removing all the damaged trees entirely.

With only torn tree stumps left of some plants, Mr Barden said the area was now “dangerous” and warned that “if people are wandering here, they’ll fall over and they can actually stab themselves”.

Damage: People have been destroying local trees to build forts.
Photo by
Shannon Colee

After being on the original committee and

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