[clug] RE: CLUG parking fine

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Fri Aug 29 14:27:53 EST 2003

At 1:25 PM +1000 03/8/29, Rose, Robert wrote:
> > At roughly 9pm I got a parking fine for being in a reserved zone. The
>> fine is $60. The park was deserted when I arrived at 7:30pm and it was
>> even more deserted after CLUG so I expect that we were the only people
>> around.
>In that case, I'm actually glad I missed going last night!
>> Since the University requires parking labels, and hosts this frequent
>> event, it may be possible to obtain a parking label for the required time. 
>Um, why should I have to go out of my way to go to the ANU during work hours
>and queue up to get a sticky label for both my cars for the one night a month
>that I may need it?
>> It's probably worth investigating, because it would be a shame for such a
>> prestigious academic institution to get a reputation of being a bad venue
>> due to the nature of something simple like parking availability, particularly
>> during non-peak periods when ampleparking spaces are usually available.
>Too late my friends, I'll not be attending any more meetings while they're held
>at the ANU thankyouverymuch.

There's heaps of parking at night at the ANU.  You can park in any of the staff parking areas after hours, just not the reserved areas.

You might have to walk just a tad further (if you're a computer person the exercise will be good for you!!).

Kim Holburn 
Network Consultant - Telecommunications Engineering
Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering
Australian National University - Ph: +61 2 61258620 M: +61 0417820641
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