Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: Recently one of Sydney’s Councils budgeted $536,460 for graffiti removal, believing the best way to fight graffiti is to remove it quickly. Tougher laws are being introduced to try and reduce the amount of graffiti sweeping our suburbs. People now found carrying pens, paint or spray cans face and $1,100 fine or three month’s jail. On the spot fines can now be issued to retailers who sell spray paint to people under the age of 18.
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