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Residents of Malane Street in the suburb of Ormond, Melbourne, were taken aback when they suddenly discovered parking tickets on their vehicles due to unauthorized changes in parking regulations. The City of Glen Eira council disclosed that the parking signs along the street had been tampered with by unidentified individuals, causing confusion and frustration among residents. Following complaints and inquiries, the council investigated the matter and confirmed the fraudulent modifications to the signage.

In response to the incident, all fines issued as a result of the unauthorized changes were promptly revoked by the council. Expressing regret for the inconvenience caused, the council emphasized the importance of adhering to official parking regulations and warned against tampering with signage. Despite parking inspectors having issued fines prior to rectification, the council assured residents that the situation had been addressed and corrective measures had been taken to amend the signage.

The incident serves as a reminder of the significance of upholding proper protocols in public spaces and highlights the need for vigilance against unauthorized alterations that can lead to confusion and penalties for unsuspecting residents.


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Article Title: Melbourne council issues parking tickets to residents before finding signs ‘tampered with’
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