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Noise complaint legal battle costs City of Port Philip $130,000

February 23, 2016
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1455949569167The City of Port Phillip spent more than $130,000 on a botched attempt to prosecute a St Kilda landlord for a noise complaint.

Mayor Bernadene Voss is claiming the prosecution is a victory for residents and ratepayers despite the council deciding to withdraw the criminal charges after waging an 18-month legal fight.

“We deem it a successful outcome for residents who complained of noise issues to council,” mayor Ross said.

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Published by: The Age, 20/02/2016