Senior Sergeant Erwin Hoffman is concerned about the consequences of websites such as Bundy Secrets.
Senior Sergeant Erwin Hoffman is concerned about the consequences of websites such as Bundy Secrets. Mike Knott

Party planned against owners wish

VICKI Barden knew nothing about a party being planned at her Rosedale home for early December.

But that is exactly what was happening on the Bundy Secrets website yesterday morning.

The gossip website, which closed down in May, made an ugly reappearance this week by planning a relaunch party without the property owner's consent.

The website listed Ms Barden's address and phone number, saying the party — which would have security — would be held on the premises.

“I don't know how this would have happened,” she said. “I've got better things to do than worry about idiots who think it might be funny to have a party here.”

The website said the party would be a precursor to the relaunch of the gossip site.

“Bundy Secrets will be back with a fresh new logo, new name and a totality (sic) new way things work to keep everyone happy,” it read.

But by 1pm, the party notice had been taken down and it appeared the gathering had been cancelled.

“Bundy Secrets will not be coming back. Full stop,” it read.

Ms Barden had contacted Bundaberg Police, who told her there was nothing they could do as no offence had been committed.

Bundaberg Police Senior Sergeant Erwin Hoffman said the posts on the website were not a criminal offence.

“Normally with posts like these, the consequences of the post become the offence,” he said.

Snr Sgt Hoffman urged anyone in a similar situation to seek legal advice.



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