Have you received a letter of demand from Ace Parking or Parking Patrols (Vic), Australian Recoveries and Collections, or Freedman and Gopalan? These pages explain the process of handling such fines. Do not blindly follow the appeal instructions on the back of your Ace Parking or Parking Patrols (Vic), or the appeal instructions on their websites. Instead, follow the instructions on this website.
Supreme Court Judgement against Ace Parking
On April 13th 2012 in the Supreme Court of Victoria, Associate Justice Gardiner handed down a judgement against Ace Parking, its subsidiary company Parking Patrols (Vic) and two of its directors who has been charged with misleading or deceptive conduct with regards to illegal fines that they had slapped on Victorian drivers windscreen’s between 2008 and 2011. The Supreme Court judgement found against Ace Parking and imposed penalties against them that limits the way they can conduct their business in the future. The court made orders for a refund of fines paid by the complainants to Ace Parking, plus $300 for compensation to each complainant for the inconvenience, indignity and anxiety. See the link further down the page to my coverage of the case.