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Political debate, Kambah style

By johnboy - 26 July 2010 35

Kambah poster bollard

No one can ever accuse the Liberals’ young thruster Alistair Coe of lacking enthusiasm.

But it’s intriguing to see he’s been out and about conducting a guerilla campaign against, of all things, the cost of the new suburban poster bollards.

Pictured in Kambah at least one local disagrees. Quite forcefully at times:

Poster bollard 2

Perhaps more interesting is that a patch of wall around the corner has dozens of posters compared to the less utilised bollard, possibly because for uncoated community notices being under cover from the rain is important.

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Interesting update – Giulia Jones Liberal candidate in the upcoming federal election clearly disagrees with young Alistair as she has used this terrible waste of tax payers money to stick up her posters.

p1 3:07 pm 27 Jul 10

colourful sydney racing identity said :

Postalgeek said :

Maybe Alistair could walk around with a blank sandwich board for bill posters.

I think you are onto something, though I would like to spin it a little – how about young Alistair wears a sandwich board around with a poster on it stating:

THIS MLA COSTS YOU
OVER $250 000 PER YEAR

For the money it costs us I would hope no one reads his sandwich board ’cause he is chained to his desk, working like a slave.

Wish I could be arsed getting myself elected. Looks like a pretty good gig once you are in and can ignore your constituents for a few years.

Postalgeek said :

Maybe Alistair could walk around with a blank sandwich board for bill posters.

I think you are onto something, though I would like to spin it a little – how about young Alistair wears a sandwich board around with a poster on it stating:

THIS MLA COSTS YOU
OVER $250 000 PER YEAR

Jim Jones 1:00 pm 27 Jul 10

colourful sydney racing identity said :

I think he’s jealous because the bollard will still be there after the next election.

Zing!!!

I think he’s jealous because the bollard will still be there after the next election.

Jim Jones 11:18 am 27 Jul 10

I think he’s jealous because the bollard has more charisma than most members of the Liberal Party.

Pommy bastard 10:58 am 27 Jul 10

Can he not be sued for claiming that bollard cost 18 grand?

p1 9:07 am 27 Jul 10

I’ve heard that Reptoids lay tubular eggs…

Kuku 8:30 am 27 Jul 10

peterepete said :

Has anyone discovered what’s really inside these so called bollards? Sinister they way they all appeared at once. Next time you look at one think about it..

Is Canberra on top of a new rift???? Maybe Alistair’s part of Torchwood?

Mr Evil 10:15 pm 26 Jul 10

Anna Key said :

And how much are little Alistair’s posting costing us?

Not a cent. It’s all coming out of Kate Lundy office, because she supports anyone who can bring in more votes for Labor! 🙂

Pitt-the-Younger for Chief Minister!

peterepete said :

Has anyone discovered what’s really inside these so called bollards? Sinister they way they all appeared at once. Next time you look at one think about it..

Is Donald McKay inside one of them?

Postalgeek 10:05 pm 26 Jul 10

Maybe Alistair could walk around with a blank sandwich board for bill posters.

peterepete 9:29 pm 26 Jul 10

Has anyone discovered what’s really inside these so called bollards? Sinister they way they all appeared at once. Next time you look at one think about it..

Kuku 9:21 pm 26 Jul 10

Leave Alistair alone…I’ll have you know he personally built everyone of those bollards…and then let us (we plebs) know how much they cost with posters (thereby supporting their use BUT being suitably Liberal(ly) disapproving……
‘Alistair Alistair he’s our man if he can’t do it no one can’…..watch out Zed….

BundahBoy 8:58 pm 26 Jul 10

Every block of concrete no matter what size costs $18,171? Im voting Ali. When’s the election?

dvaey 8:51 pm 26 Jul 10

JessicaNumber said :

I think it’s nice to put up these monoliths in areas where the facility is missing but it might have been wise to take a look at all the centres and find out which already had active community notice boards before having expensive concrete blocks made up. Some of the smaller centres have neither community notice board nor bollard while others now have both.

I remember reading exactly this a few months ago, here on RiotACT. The government had installed one someplace as a trial to see what people thought and where the public would like to see them installed. While I dont know how good the consultation was, I know there was at least some. I also suspect that part of the cost of these things, was infact the cost of the consultation process with public about them.

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