Paul Brennan, Brunswick Heads
The Brunswick Heads Chamber of Commerce maintains that paid parking in Brunswick Heads is not wanted. Have they conducted a survey of the permanent residents of the town?
I have been a permanent resident of Brunswick for six years, and I haven’t been canvassed on this issue. I have noticed the increased traffic that descends on the town every weekend and indeed throughout the week. I have noticed a large majority of the vehicles have Queensland number plates, and use the parking spots for hours at a time.
Residents have major problems finding a park. I would welcome paid parking. As Byron Shire residents and ratepayers we can hold a parking permit, and with paid parking we may get a park in town, close to the shops or businesses we want to visit.