For trick-or-treating, a supervising adult is advised to join children as a chaperone, instead of having groups of free-range kids moving about en-mass.
Older kids should be mindful of our littlies, and please – please – please REMEMBER YOUR MANNERS when visiting other people’s front yards.
Residents in participating streets go to a massive effort in hosting this annual event. Saying “please” and “thank you” goes a long way!
Wildlife advocates have urged households to be aware of the implications of keeping some types of decorations up for the weeks before October 31. Wispy fake spiderweb material can trap local birds, or create problems for their chicks when they use the synthetic material in their nests.
“We are concerned. We became aware of this last year and, to be honest, it was not on our radar before that,” said BirdLife Australia’s Sean Dooley.