Port Phillip council received ‘large volume of complaints’ over figures painted in Carlisle Street in Balaclava

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An inner-city council in Melbourne will remove a mural after finding it unintentionally caused offence to the local Jewish community.

The mayor of Port Phillip, Heather Cunsolo, on Friday confirmed the council will begin the process of removing the mural painted above the Coles in Carlisle Street in Balaclava after it received a “large volume of complaints” about the figures depicted.

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