Councillor calls for more CCTV following war memorial vandalism

Jacob McArthur
Updated April 26 2018 - 10:37am, first published April 25 2018 - 3:00pm
SENSELESS: Tamworth RSL president Bob Chapman said the vandalism went against everything Tamworth believed in. Photo: Gareth Gardner 240418GGB006
SENSELESS: Tamworth RSL president Bob Chapman said the vandalism went against everything Tamworth believed in. Photo: Gareth Gardner 240418GGB006

ONE councillor has called for greater surveillance on the city’s war memorials after a public monument was defaced as police warn the investigation could stall without witnesses.

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Jacob McArthur

Jacob McArthur is opinions editor for The Canberra Times and Australian Community Media. As part of the Canberra Times' production team, he helps the people of Canberra and beyond get the stories they need, when they need them across a range of platforms, while helping maintain a high editorial standard. Before moving to Canberra in 2020, he started with Australian Community Media in 2015 as a journalist for The Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he kept a close eye on Tamworth Regional Council. Jacob was also the co-host of ACM's Water Pressure podcast where he and Jamieson Murphy took a deep dive on issues and key decisions arising during one of the region's worst droughts on record.

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