This is a good news story.
In 2005 a long-running environmental campaign came to a head. A once pristine wetland had become a de facto extension of the Evans Head Sewerage Treatment Plant.
Watch what happens when a massive fish and bird kill galvanises a community to pressure authorities to clean up their crap.
This video was created as part of an ABC Open NSW North Coast workshop for the project "Water Is..."
Watch the video here.
Credit: Thanks, Dr Richard Gates, your local community has much to be very proud about.