Reports are filtering in around central Ballarat today of several Smarter Parking Meters fund smashed.
The meter pictured above was found nar Bunnings in Creswick Rd this morning (Wed).
The one pictured below was photographed in Doveton St just before 11am.
The new parking system began on Monday last week and there have been more than 16,000 parking transactions since then.
The City of Ballarat has been contacted for comment.
Images: Travis and Murray