A recently launched mobile app enables people in the Gold Coast area to quickly and easily report the presence of graffiti and illegal dumping of rubbish. It has been reported in this news article that nearly a quarter of all incidents are with respect to graffiti vandalism:
The app helps the council to respond promptly to the graffiti – in particular racist and offensive types are cleaned up within 24 hours – thus helping to discourage repeat vandalism.
At Graffiti Eaters, we meet with many local councils who are grappling with how to cost effectively and efficiently deal with the problem of graffiti. An app is a great, easy way for people to report straight from their phone, including the GPS coordinates of the graffiti, while they are out and about.