Nurses’ memorial vandalised

Kerces 1 December 2006 33

The Nurses’ Memorial on Anzac Parade was vandalised yesterday. By the time I got there this morning, someone had been along with CAUTION tape and black plastic and covered the broken panel up. It’s on the inside of the memorial, so the damage is not actually visible from the road on either side.

Police say the damage this time was suspicious, unlike when a panel was damaged a few years ago which was put down to heat stress. The panels cost about $80,000 to replace.

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33 Responses to Nurses’ memorial vandalised
VYBerlinaV8 VYBerlinaV8 2:33 pm 04 Dec 06

It was probably Amber Jane Westin attempting to avenge the death of DJ McLachlin.

simbo simbo 6:35 pm 03 Dec 06

Trying to get a Riotact event attended by more than a token half-dozen has defeated many wise minds before now. But if you want to have a “concerned citizens, who happen to include a few people who are on Riotact”, you’ll probably do better.

Pandy Pandy 12:46 am 03 Dec 06

Stanhope has fuck all to do with it. It is NCA land. I am sure the pollies at the Big House would have the NCA ride rough shod over Sonic if they could over this patriotic issue.

So guys what about a RiotAct all nighter get together on Anzac Parade with publicity?

shauno shauno 11:52 pm 01 Dec 06

It would be good I guess but only problem is Stanhope didn’t come up with the idea so there is no way it will get done. I’m surprised the RSL hasn’t come up with this proposal. If you could get them onside the idea might get off the ground.

Danman Danman 11:39 pm 01 Dec 06

so who is going to draw a letter up – sure as shit we can get the signatures…

Absent Diane Absent Diane 8:54 pm 01 Dec 06

it would be excellent..

johnboy johnboy 5:39 pm 01 Dec 06

You’d have some funky “aid to civil power” issues if you want them to do any more than call the police when they see something untoward.

Having said that even in that limited capacity it sounds like an excellent use of cadets from ADFA and RMC.

a five person patrol at all times shouldn’t be beyond their resources and would be excellent marching practice 😉

shauno shauno 5:20 pm 01 Dec 06

Army marching up and down Anzac parade 24hrs and we could have a changing the guard. It would attract tourists. What a bloody good idea I must say so myself.

Thumper Thumper 3:33 pm 01 Dec 06

I chucked all my DPCUs after I discharged.

Still got my polys although my stuggle to fit into them now…

Danman Danman 3:24 pm 01 Dec 06

Lets start a citizens security force. I have a 6d cell mag lite a 1million cp lantern and a penchant for thumping people who wilfully destroy public property.

I also own quite a bit of camo gear so I can look militia style 🙂

Thumper Thumper 3:15 pm 01 Dec 06

Come to think of it, I’m sure the Americans have guards at their memorials.

Maybe the ARmy should stationa few Diggers there every night to patrol up and down?

I’m not sure of the legality of it though.

Thumper Thumper 3:12 pm 01 Dec 06

Yeah, I’d be up for a stint as well….

Pandy Pandy 2:32 pm 01 Dec 06

Yeah i’ll even put in an all nighter doing some security work on the site.

shauno shauno 1:38 pm 01 Dec 06

Actually good idea I might apply for that job as well not going to have much on in a couple of weeks

Danman Danman 1:20 pm 01 Dec 06

Shauno – Ill do static security on the site.

Apparently I look tough and menacing.

Just dont let the would be ruffians know Im just a teddy bear or they will walk all over me

shauno shauno 1:16 pm 01 Dec 06

They seem to have no problems forking out for the revenue raising cameras

shauno shauno 12:48 pm 01 Dec 06

Simple little secure camera setup with wireless will do the trick for vandels. Ill even donate a few $$ if they are that short of cash

Ralph Ralph 12:09 pm 01 Dec 06

An unfortunate reminder that school holidays have started for some.

Pandy Pandy 12:04 pm 01 Dec 06


They really need to install CTV there now.

S4anta S4anta 11:48 am 01 Dec 06

not really. there are some fairly nice banks and stairs there to play with evil.

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