Mr. Stanhope put out a media release yesterday celebrating world water day by announcing that Canberrans will forever languish under water restrictions.
Well, conscientious Canberrans will. Others will carry on doing what they damn well please, without repercussions, in the Government’s ongoing campaign to drive the law-abiding citizens of Canberra to criminallity.
The ABC has picked up the story.
I guess using price to modify behaviour was just too hard when we can impose a further culture of regulation and compliance instead.
UPDATED: The Canberra Times reportage is now up as well.