Albury joins the fight against graffiti

11 October 2014

Representatives from Albury Rotary Club, Albury Council and NSW Government are once again joining forces to run 'Graffiti Removal Day', a campaign to remove graffiti from around Albury on Sunday 26 October 2014.

The day will provide a great opportunity to highlight the problem of graffiti vandalism and encourage people to get involved in the removal and prevention of graffiti, according to local Rotarian Terry Simmonds

"Graffiti is a major problem which costs local businesses and households, NSW Government and AlburyCity millions of dollars each year."

"Albury Rotary Club is committed to combating graffiti, which is why we are proud to be working with the NSW Government, Albury Council and great sponsors such as Dulux, Selleys, Brookfield Johnson Controls and Smart Graffiti on this event."

"Graffiti Removal Day provides a great opportunity for individuals, community groups, sporting clubs, businesses and other organisations to join the fight against graffiti and make a real difference to the appearance of our local community."

"Last year's event was a great success, and we expect this year to be even bigger."

"We would encourage everyone to support this great event by volunteering to help remove graffiti on Sunday 26 October," Mr Simmonds said

"People who volunteer to help out on the day will be supplied with cleaning material, paint, safety equipment and training on how to safely remove graffiti."

A list of local clean-up sites are available on the official Website www.graffitiremovalday.org.au