Introducing Pat the Painter

The Queensland Police Service is committed to working with the Gold Coast City Council in removing graffiti and apprehending offenders.

On November 25, at the Community Fun Day at Ozzie Keegan Park, Mermaid Waters, Pat the Painter was introduced by the GCCC as their mascot in combating graffiti.

Senior Sergeant Paul Hunter, Officer In Charge Broadbeach Station (pictured here with Pat The Painter) encourages anyone who has information that may assist in apprehending graffiti offenders to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or PoliceLink on 131444.

For residents in the Gold Coast City Council area, the following information from the Council will assist in the removal of graffiti from your area –

Gold Coast City Council is committed to removing graffiti quickly – but we need your help to do it.

If you spot graffiti phone Council’s hotline on 5581 7998, or email [email protected] to request removal.

This free service is available for the removal of graffiti from Council property, and from private property if it is accessible from public land (eg. boundary fences).

You can also pick up a free graffiti removal kit from any Council customer service centre, to clean your own property.

For more information visit Gold Coast City

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