Posts Tagged ‘Parking Fees’

CBD Parking fees to Jump by 37% – But there is an alternative !!!

May 31st, 2013 Comments off

An increase in on-street parking fees in the Melbourne CBD and an above-inflation rate rise are the key announcements in a tough first-year Melbourne City Council budget. On-street parking will increase from $4 an hour to $5.50 an hour – and increase of 37.5 per cent – and follow increases in the state budget for […]

Brisbane Parking – Most Expensive In Australia (Again)

July 2nd, 2012 Comments off

Once again, Brisbane has won the dubious distinction of Australia’s Most Expensive Parking Rates. The RACQ’s annual audit of capital city off-street parking costs examined the parking rates of all Australian CBDs, and has determined that at an average cost of a whopping $27.94 per hour, Brisbane is Australia’s most expensive CBD for one-hour parking. […]

Paid Parking in Shopping Centres – A bonanza for local residents?

October 26th, 2011 Comments off

The recent announcements of paid parking at Westfield Shopping Centres in Brisbane has created lots of controversy over the last few months, but may end up being a bonus for local home and business owners. Paid parking was introduced this week at Chermside Shopping Center – with plans to implement it at Westfield Carindale in […]

Big Brother is watching you Park

November 20th, 2010 1 comment

The next time you park your car in pretty much any major city in Australia or New Zealand, keep your eyes peeled for the latest parking spyware sensors that could be automatically dobbing you in to the nearest parking officer the second that you overstay your allotted time. Automated Parking Infringement Sensors The latest automatic […]

A Current Affair: Parking Cash Cows

October 13th, 2010 Comments off

Car parks are the ultimate cash cow – milking thousands of Australians every day for their hard earned cash. Channel Nine’s A Current Affair program ran a story tonight about the horrendous prices being charged by Parking Stations throughout Australia. Airport Parking, Hospital parking, and especially CBD parking stations are charging exorbitant prices – adding […]

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