The presence of graffiti is a growing problem both within Maroondah and the broader Melbourne metropolitan area.
Among the increasing media coverage of Melbourne’s graffiti problem the Herald Sun has today reported on the impending release of a computer game called Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure which features graffiti tagging.
“Anything that legitimises graffiti needs to be discouraged, said Cr Makin, 25. “Graffiti is a growing problem.”
The upcoming Commonwealth Games in March provides the ideal opportunity to eradicate the current presence of graffiti it is therefore imperative that the State Government provides action.
Local Councils must be empowered and adequately resourced to ensure that they have the resources necessary to promptly remove graffiti when it occurs.