Nudists get reprieve as popular beach near Byron Bay has its optional-clothing rule renewed despite complaints about ‘lewd behaviour’
A popular nudist beach has only just held onto its ‘clothing optional’ rule today Byron Bay council staff attempted to revoke rule after ‘lewd behaviour’ reports.
A busier beach was set to replace as there would be more ‘passive witnesses’
Nudists are rejoicing after a popular beach had its ‘optional-clothing’ rule extended today despite strong opposition by some councillors and residents.
Byron Bay’s council staff had recommended Tyagarah Beach’s nude bathing option be revoked amid reports of ‘lewd sexual behaviour’.
However the motion to enforce clothing was opposed and the beach will continue to welcome naked swimmers and sunbathers.
Council agreed to maintain the status quo but ordered a review of the position on a monthly basis for the next six months.
The council also discussed further key actions which could prevent future incidents which included the introduction of security cameras. Continued…Read full original article…
Source: Daily Mail
Original publication 18 October 2018
Posted on NatCorn 20th October 2018