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On the recent Vulture Street enquiry (C8), Ralph Davis of Wahroonga notes that "Australia's road network is around 900,000km and, with streets being added all the time, it's increasingly difficult for town planners to conjure up unique names. The fact that vultures aren't known in Australia doesn't preclude the word from being used as a street name; in fact, pretty much anything can be used as long as it isn't offensive. In my suburb, Bogan Place was renamed Rainforest Close – not only because of the negative connotation but also because people kept stealing the street sign".

"Move over Peter Pitt of Potts Point," writes........

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