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Letters to the Editor - March 2016

03 Mar 2016

Clean up the graffiti

It is becoming obvious that the vandalism called “graffiti” is rife in our area with no attempt to clean it up. Many buildings, walls and public areas are being degraded by this wilful damage and it is giving our region a reputation we do not deserve.

Travelling around Melbourne there are offending pockets. But everything from the bridge over the Yarra, the walls around Etihad Stadium, fences and public buildings have this unsightly mess all over them.

There is a big push to recycle and respect the environment but no one is cleaning up this visual pollution.

I have heard comments that the youth are just expressing themselves. Well as far as I am concerned they should do it at their home.

The council needs to go out and clean up plus police should charge offenders with “wilful damage”. The courts need to convict offenders so they start to understand that this kind of action will have long-term effects on their futures.

Chris Sweetman

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