Letter to the Editor: City of Albany council should take responsibility for rabbit problem

Peter Rogers, Spencer ParkAlbany Advertiser
Peter Rogers is frustrated by the number of rabbits in Spencer Park.
Camera IconPeter Rogers is frustrated by the number of rabbits in Spencer Park. Credit: jatocreate/Pixabay (user jatocreate)

After becoming frustrated by the rabbits in our street in Spencer Park and the holes in our front yard, I contacted the Albany council asking “Is the council aware of the rabbit problem in Albany?”.

After some time, I received a response with some details about what I could do and who could help me and, yes, the council is aware of the rabbits.

I was informed the council has been working on the problem since 2018.

It is my responsibility for the rabbits that come on my property but the fact is the rabbits are breeding on council-owned bush.

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I said to the council person who gave me the advice “We can send a man to the moon but there is a problem eradicating rabbits”.

It’s about the old question — who is to take responsibility?

Peter Rogers, Spencer Park

Letters to the editor must contain the author’s full name, address and daytime contact number. Letters may be edited for space, clarity or legal reasons. Email news@albanyadvertiser.com or post to PO Box 5168 Albany, WA, 6332.

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