A big turn out of very upset workers in Phillip attended this rally on Thursday 12th May to voice their object to the installation of Paid Parking Meters in Phillip. A decision made by the ACT Government that will not only affect Business but the workers who work here. 18% of an apprentice wage will now have to go in proposed parking fees if the Government continues with this terrible decision that will HURT and not HELP. Phillip said a BIG loud NO last night.
Robert Issell, President of the Phillip Business Community welcomes everyone and outlines the reason why everyone that works in Phillip wants to say NO to PAID PARKING. — at Phillip, Australian Capital Territory.
Andrew Wall Shadow Minister for Small Business outlined the Liberals position against the installation of Parking Meters in Phillip and declared his Parties total support for the Phillip Business Community and making sure that the future of Business is secure. — at Phillip, Australian Capital Territory.
Big Dan Holliday (SpeakerMC) an employee in Phillip and activist to support the low paid workers in Phillip addresses the crowd as both MC for the Rally but also as a concerned citizen. — at Phillip, Australian Capital Territory.
Margaret Hadfield, a well known local artist and business owner in Phillip is disappointed that their was no proper consultation in this process. John Newham a longtime business owner and landlord in Phillip is very disappointed and also very vocal about the poor decisions that the Government have made. He is also disappointed that from the massive rates that he pays in Phillip very little ever returns to the area. — at Phillip, Australian Capital Territory.
Giulia Jones MLA for Molongolo asking questions of the crowd as to thier concerns about paid parking.— at Phillip, Australian Capital Territory.
No Meters. It kills business! What Consultation? ACT Govt. — at Phillip, Australian Capital Territory.
Liberal MLA’s and Candidates have their say and offer their support to ensure a reason decision is reached by the Government that will benefit Phillip and not destroy Phillip. — at Phillip, Australian Capital Territory.
A local Motor Trader saying how 18% of apprentices wages will now have to go in Parking Fees if this ridiculous decision goes ahead. He also said we are standing on perfectly good parking space. There is no reason why we should have a parking problem in Phillip. Plant nice border gardens surrounding new car parking bays. Is this an option just one of many that need to be considered carefully to make sure we do not destroy what makes Phillip a great place to spend our working life. — at Phillip, Australian Capital Territory.
Phillip say No! was the outcry from this very vocal crowd and very concerned about their pay packets being hit by a Government who has been elected to Help and Not Hurt the Community. — at Phillip, Australian Capital Territory.