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Motion: WestConnex

Lee Rhiannon 18 Mar 2015

Lee successfully moves that documents be tabled concerning WestConnex traffic modelling, construction costs, and air pollution forecasts. 


Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (15:46): I move:

That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, no later than 4 pm on Wednesday, 25 March 2015, the following documents relating to the WestConnex road project in New South Wales not previously provided to the Senate, including but not limited to:
(a) any agreements or Memorandum of Understanding detailing the milestones and requirements that New South Wales must meet, tied to the Commonwealth funding commitment;
(b) traffic modelling forecasts, including alternative public transport options available, and the resultant effects on inner Sydney congestion and transport connections;
(c) routes under consideration, or previously under consideration, including tunnel exit and entry points;
(d) exhaust stack chimney locations and air pollution forecasts;
(e) modelling of proposed tolls and predicted costs per trip; and
(f) construction cost estimates.


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