Why election posters shouldn’t go on poles and bridges

There is a lot of hot air about poster wars right now, but the fact is, putting them on public property is illegal and for good reason.

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The world could be on the brink of war and in an uncertain recovery from the pandemic. The nation is in the middle of a federal election campaign in which economic governance, national security and integrity in public life rightfully take center stage.

So why do some people want to stop candidates and parties from doing what they’ve always done: hitting election posters on an empty pole or bridge? Talk about sweating the little things.

In Wentworth – once considered a must for the Liberal Party – poster wars have increased dramatically in recent days. He is not just candidate against candidate and supporter against supporter in this war. The owner of the public property – mainly electricity poles – is not happy.

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