Mr Elliott said under no conditions could people lie on the beach.
“These (rules) aren’t here because the government wants to punish anybody and police like enforcing these laws,” he said.
“They are there because if you are static, if you are just sitting in an area, you’re more likely to spend a period of time near people.
For all those hippies who always carry on about ‘the public’ owning things:
“The councils, they are the owners of these parks and recreational spaces,” he said on Sunrise.