26 Aug 2017

Mt Warning Ecovillage - Dreamweavers of Deception

Truth On Trial - Part 3
By Gi Linda

I am Gillian Linda Norman, a self-representing co-defendant with the Nimbin GoodTimes in case #2017/00081825, Darwin v Norman, on the Defamation List. The matter is scheduled for second listing on September 15 at NSW Supreme Court before Justice Lucy McCallum. 

The plaintiffs bringing defamation charges are Mark Darwin, Adrian Brennock, Phillip Dixon and Steven McSween, who have now added Mount Warning Eco Village Pty Ltd with a new complaint of “injurious falsehood” requesting orders that this Blog, “Mount Warning Eco Village Scam” be suppressed for causing “possible loss of commercial opportunity”. 
 
Even before the hearings commenced, Mark Darwin, using his pseudonym “Dummass Boofhead”, had announced victory in advance in a gloating email. “Boofhead”, with characteristic “Ba-ha-ha-ha-ha” signature tune mingled with
scoffing, menacing threats, wrote that Mark Darwin wished to inform me that he was wetting himself with delight because he had arranged for me to be bankrupted and sectioned for psychiatric examination, then intended to grab for himself my Mercedes 4wd.

On August 24, a Notice of Motion by the plaintiffs, made without reasonable notice to me, the respondent, and relying upon “confidential evidence” that I am not permitted to see, requested a Duty Judge to make a summary judgement for removal of this Blog without providing opportunity for defence.

The plaintiffs had kindly filled out for the Judge the appropriate form listing the expected orders, all ready to sign. Unfortunately for Darwin & co, with the matter listed for a 5 minute “directions hearing”
, Justice Button did not make a summary judgement, as requested. Instead, he referred the matter to be heard the following day by Justice McCallum, who manages the defamation list.

This hearing on 25/8/17 was scheduled to last one hour, yet the plaintiffs’ representative, barrister Dauid Sibtain, spent three hours arguing that “injurious falsehood” had occurred with malicious intent, causing the plaintiffs financial distress, therefore the Blogs must be removed. To permit my response to the charges, Justice McCallum scheduled another hearing, the fourth for this case, listed for Friday, September 1st at NSW Supreme Court.

Context to the Claim

I am one of 27 defrauded victims who collectively paid the purchase price for a property at 3222 Kyogle Rd, Mt Burrell, NSW 2484, that has been kept under control of delinquent directors through a Trust improperly executed  by the plaintiffs. 

Investors in the property were defrauded as a result of misleading marketing by the same aspiring “developers” now involved in “Mt Warning Eco Village”. Our story has been reported in several newspapers and is extensively documented in our own online Blogs: 

Most investors in the failed land-share “Community” were not informed that the advertised “home-sites” were located on water catchment land. A report by town planner Darryll Anderson warning that multiple occupancy would not be permitted on that property was hidden from investors in 2015 by project managers Mark Darwin and Adrian Brennock.

In 2016, when we discovered the deception, the “Community” split. Those who demanded accountability were driven off the land without return of investment. Others constructed dwellings and camps, and remained residing on the land in defiance of Council’s demands, until, a year later in 2017, they were forced to comply with Court orders of eviction.


Marketing Lures by Dreamweavers of Deception
After flagrantly betraying the trust of investors who provided the finance for purchase of the Mt Burrell property, Darwin and Brennock expanded their vision to an even bigger “Community”. 

They are now advertising “Mt Warning Eco Village”, on adjoining property owned by Peter Van Lieshout, disavowing their roles and responsibilities as founders of the failed “Bhula Bhula Village Community”.
When my statutory demand for for $120,000 on the company Wollumbin Horizons Pty Ltd, was upheld in Brisbane Federal Court, Adrian Brennock, being self-appointed delinquent director, signed a “contract” with Mt Warning Eco Village Pty Ltd to buy our land for $2.25m, about $1m over market value. 

Brennock then put the company into Voluntary Administration with Vincents Accountants, who are currently assisting the plaintiffs in a "phoenix move" to burn the company, disenfranchise investors and transfer the land asset to their private control.

Disenfranchised purchase money creditors with only an empty beneficial interest in a fraudulent Trust, were informed by Vincents that in order to enable transfer of our property to Mt Warning Eco Village, a deposit was secured by the plaintiffs with “vendor finance” consisting of a $1m mortgage over our land by  Adrian Brennock, delinquent director of the “insolvent” company.  

Mark Darwin, "Creator" at Mt Warning Eco Village