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canary1

noun a notice, in the form of a yellow sticker attached to the windscreen of a vehicle, issued by police to the driver or owner of an unroadworthy motor vehicle, stipulating that the vehicle be taken somewhere within a specified period of time to be repaired. Compare yellow sticker.
Contributor's comments: The "Yellow Sticker" in WA is also known as a Canary.

Contributor's comments: I believe I've heard of a "canary" and "yellow sticker" in Vic and/or NSW.

Contributor's comments: The term "Canary" also used in VIC and NSW.

Contributor's comments: We call it a "canary" in VIC, too.
canary2

blowfly: Shut the bloody door; we don't want another canary in the kitchen!
yellow sticker

noun a notice, in the form of a yellow sticker attached to the windscreen of a vehicle, issued by police to the driver or owner of an unroadworthy motor vehicle, stipulating that the vehicle be taken somewhere within a specified period of time to be repaired. Compare canary1.
Contributor's comments: The "Yellow Sticker" in WA is also known as a Canary.

Contributor's comments: AKA "Bodgie blister" [in Kenmore, Qld].

Contributor's comments: Also known as a 'yellow licky'.

Contributor's comments: I believe I've heard of a "canary" and "yellow sticker" in Vic and/or NSW.

Contributor's comments: The term "Canary" also used in VIC and NSW.

Contributor's comments: We call it a "canary" in VIC, too.