RTA refusal of number plate (Appeal won so plates issued) Hi guys, Hope I posted this in the right area... Basically the story goes that I wanted the number plate 'BANGA' due to this being my surname. However the RTA has refused to let me have the plate due to it being considered 'offensive'. I was told by a fellow student at university that a similar case came up last year and in the end the RTA conceded the plate to the other person. Does anyone here know what the process of appeal is? Or what steps I can take to try and get this number plate? How odd that the RTA consider BANGA to be offensive haha Further below is the communications between me and the RTA so far... I sent an email to the rta saying the following: "Hi, I am looking at getting the number plates 'BANGA' but the content is coming up as not available. However I have been told that it is possible that it is not coming up due to the content being deemd offensive. I would just like to check the reason and also if it is due to being considered offensive I would like to state that my surname is BANGA hence I would like to get the name on my number plate. Thank you for your help" RTA replied: "Hi, The RTA has the responsibility to ensure that number plates issued would not be deemed unsuitable or offensive by the general public. The RTA also reserves the right to decline to issue, or withdraw from issue any number plate which is considered to be offensive or in bad taste. In this instance it is noted that this plate "BANGA' coincides with your surname, however after further consideration of your application by this Authority, it has been decided that the above plates are not appropriate to be displayed on a registered motor vehicle/cycle in NSW. Thank you." To which I further sent the following email: "Could you please let me know what the process is to appeal this decision? Regards" Finally the RTA replied with the following: "Hi, I have forwarded your enquiry onto our complaints case manager. It may help to provide your licence number to me also, so I could pass that on, thanks."