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February 26, 2021

‘Brown bombers’ raise council revenue

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On Thursday last week, while the Ballina Shire Council meeting was in progress, I witnessed a brown bomber walking along the rear of the cars in Wigmore carpark with a mobile phone attached to her ear and chalk in the other hand carefully marking the rear left wheels of all cars.

Anyone with any intention of shopping in Ballina is warned they may get a nice expensive addition to their shopping bill.

It is unbelievable that Ballina Council would let about $300,000 worth of rent go out the window via the vacant shops, and try to make their losses up with the aid of brown bombers.

Bring on amalgamation, and hopefully we will get a council that is the ‘full quid’ instead of the mob in there now.

Margaret Howes, Empire Vale


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