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Melbourne developer given permission to build on land after illegally clearing native vegetation, ABC Online, 18/10/2023, Sarah Bekessy
Stakeholders are calling for an overhaul of some of Victoria’s planning laws after a developer illegally cleared endangered native vegetation on his property, and then won permission to build a multi-million-dollar development on the site.
Pacific National’s Little River freight terminal proposal would service 2 million shipping containers a year (smh.com.au), The Sydney Morning Herald, 17/10/2023, Sarah Bekessy
Australia’s largest private rail freight company plans to build a huge rail terminal and warehousing hub on green wedge land west of Werribee, promising to create 3600 new jobs and remove thousands of trucks a year from the roads.