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VLGA defends Frankston Council abandoning hard rubbish collection

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Tom Elliott is disappointed that Frankston Council has decided to abandon kerb-side hard rubbish collection.

He thinks that this is a basic service for local councils to provide. 

But the President of the Victorian Local Government Association, Sebastian Klein, said all councils are trying to cut costs.

‘It’s a classic measure from any sort of business – externalising the cost and pushing it back to the consumer,’ Mr Klein said.

He also defended CEO salaries as ‘what the market demands’. 

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