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Parking is the act of stopping and disengaging a vehicle and leaving it unoccupied. Parking on one or both sides of a road is often permitted, though sometimes with restrictions. Some buildings have parking facilities for use of the buildings' users. Countries and local governments have rules for design and use of parking spaces.

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    NSW Double parking ticket when not parked

    I was stopped in a queue of traffic this afternoon when I saw a police officer taking photos. She then approached my car and said "the ticket's in the mail, you're double parked". The only way for me not to be stopped there would be to have overtaken on the wrong side of the road. There are no...
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    QLD Parking fine GOLD COAST - Meter not working - Appeal dismissed, infringement not withdrawn

    I parked in a 2P Metered zone where the meter was faulty (completely out of order) - the meter was immediately adjacent to my car/parking space. I did make some effort to render it functional (I have photos and video of the meter showing that is in some kind of "back end" mode and not...
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    QLD Can Brisbane city council remove street parking on your street

    Brisbane city council has decided it wants to do congestion management in our street. They are proving that they will remove parking on both sides of our street and use this section of road for a 2.5metre bike lane. we have lived here for over 22 years with no issues. Now they have decided that...
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    VIC Parking problem

    Hi. I live in a unit, no3 of 5 with off street parking, in form of a carport. Neighbours partner is repeatdly parking in my car port. Am I legally allowed to move the car, ie break window, lift handbrake, and push car out of my carport. If not, am I allowed to get it clamped by a private...
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    SA Private parking firms; how much legal standing do the REALLY have?

    Recently I attended a popular Adelaide nightspot on the city fringe where parking is routinely a problem. I found an open car park a few doors down at the rear of some office buildings. It was mid-evening on a Saturday and there were few cars there. There was a ticket machine there for pay and...
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    QLD staff parking

    what are my rights if my car is vandalised while parked in a designated staff parking area of a shopping centre?
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    NSW Parking dispute with inconsiderate neighbour

    Hi Guys Needing help with a parking dispute so I live in a townhouse complex that has 5 units the unit I live in has one parking space that is in front of my garage and the other parking space is in front of my back gate and fence leading into my backyard now I have two cars and park at both...
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    VIC Parking

    I have recently purchased a stratum property. Car space is not on title however there are designated numbered car spaces for all of the apartments. One apartment owned by an organisation that employs support workers continues to park right outside the unit on the grass which s now mud and...
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    NSW Right of Carriageway

    We are the owners of a NSW property that has a right of carriageway to allow our neighbour access to his house. We live at the end of the said long driveway at which there is limited parking. Our neighbour has since reorientated his garage and built a driveway to the fronting road. This is now...