Rooster revolt: Man chains himself to council chambers in protest of rooster seizure

A 49-year-old Airville man has chained himself to the Council Chambers building this morning, in protest of the forced removal of 40 of his show roosters by Burdekin Shire Council.

A 49-year-old man has chained himself to the Council Chambers building this morning to protest the forced removal of 40 of his show roosters by Burdekin Shire Council.   The seizure was due to ongoing noise complaints from neighbours, which started when Brenton Coyne and Lorraine Curtis moved onto their Airville property in May last…

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Marina is an experienced journalist who has reported from different countries around the world, with a particular interest in local features that impact a community. Making the move last year from Sydney, she has been with Burdekin Local News since its beginnings and enjoys covering health stories, ... more