* He is the owner of a successful national road transport business [to date North Coast Voices can find no online evidence of this business or the wealth Mr. Euen professes to have];
* The company had done no projects of any kind to date, this would be the first one;
* The Turnbull Government had invited the Baird Government to sell-off public infrastructure and that federal government would match the sale price dollar for dollar;
* The government was looking for money to increase infrastructure not just Des Euen;
* no land has been brought;
* The Port of Yamba would have the capacity to put 70 per cent of freight onto rail;
* Clarence fishing co-op representative wants the port expansion;
* The "summit" is part of the company's a community consultation.
Including those individuals who accompanied Euen and some media representatives, attendance numbers didn’t exceed about sixty-two people.
It will have come as no surprise to North Coast Voices readers to find that the next day The Daily Examiner reported:
4. See http://www.asx.com.au/asxpdf/20160304/pdf/435lqnp45v0yyd.pdf. Handymax vessels are typically 150-200m in length.
5. No Clarence Valley Council representative is listed as attending the Namoi Councils Joint Organisation meeting at Gwydir on 5 May 2016.