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Yes, but who controls holiday lets?

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Yes, Cr Ibrahim, all the holidaymakers who come into holiday lets are little old ladies. No way.

I will issue an open invitation to Cr Ibrahim for me to ring him to come immediately to my house and listen to the screaming and yelling from the neighbouring holiday let when it happens.

He may have better luck than me in requesting them to stop the offensive noise and not receive abuse in reply.? When they don’t respond he can first ring the owners/managers and just get their voicemail with no response.

Then he can ring the local police and wait several hours for them to arrive. By this time the holidaymakers have departed for Byron CBD to have a few ales and return early in the morning to start the same thing again.

I’m sure Cr Ibrahim will get out of bed and try to stop the noise so that the neighbours (victims) can get some sleep.? Paul Waters in his comment complimenting Cr Ibrahim fails completely in his argument.

He states that he lives in a holiday resort apartment that would have onsite management that can immediately deal with disruption from rowdy tenants.

Holiday lets do not have onsite management and it is left up to the neighbours to attempt the management of rowdy behaviour.

In his statement ‘work with us to develop a strong management plan’ I assume he means the whole community including Council, and not just the business community.


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