Toilets at Clarkson’s Riverlinks Park locked to public because of ‘repeated vandalism’


Vandalism in the Riverlinks Park toilets.

Vandalism in the Riverlinks Park toilets.
Vandalism in the Riverlinks Park toilets. Vandalism in the Riverlinks Park toilets.

REPEATED vandalism of three-month-old toilets at a Clarkson park has prompted City of Wanneroo to block public access.

Community and place director Debbie Terelinck said the City had been forced to close the toilets at the Riverlinks Park amenities building “due to repeated vandalism”.

“The toilet block remains open for use by clubs during their scheduled times at the active reserve,” she said.

“The building only opened in August and included a new time-lock mechanism on the toilet doors, which allowed dog-walkers, parents and children using the park and people exercising in the area access between 6am and 8pm.

“Over the past month, the building was vandalised on up to a dozen separate occasions with graffiti, general damage and theft, costing the City more than $5000.

“The City has since deactivated the time-locks and secured the facility to minimise ongoing damage until further notice.”

Anyone with information about vandalism and damage to community facilities can call police on 131 444.

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