Could NE Link be put on ice?
Calls are growing in the current climate for the Andrews government to pause plans for the North-East Link Project. Already subject to court challenges by multiple councils, the project is facing growing headwinds. The three main complainants in the court action are the councils immediately impacted who claim that environmental plans and impact statements are flawed.
The state government and others are adamant that the project must continue in spite of opposition as delays will lead to additional costs and infrastructure works will be fundamental in rebuilding the economy in a post-covid19 enviroment.
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