Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Memorial for Brothers; Spiro, Brinos Remembered among Trees

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Memorial for Brothers; Spiro, Brinos Remembered among Trees

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Byline: Jarrard Potter dailyexaminer.com.au

ALL THEIR lives, Spiro and Brinos loved their timber, and spent more than half a century working together in timber industry, so it's only fitting the two of them are now together again among the trees of Glenugie State Forest.

A memorial was unveiled yesterday in a ceremony to rename a revamped rest area at Glenugie on the Pacfic Hwy, a tribute to the passion of the Notaras brothers.

Spiro's eldest son John said the entire family was pleased to see Spiro remembered alongside his brother.

"Spiro really worked hard to get this underway when Brinos passed away, I remember him spending a lot of time working with forestry and RMS to get this rest area underway, and it's fitting they should be together here," he said.

"They spent more than 50 years together in the industry, and no matter what it looked like from the outside, they appeared to bicker but that was how they made decisions, and they made some great decisions. …

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