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Proposed Twin Intermodals for Moorebank NSW

How the NSW Government Contrived the Container Shipping Market

A secret government fee on container shipping at Newcastle port is designed to make a container terminal uneconomic. In the event that container shipments exceed a ”cap”, a fee will be collected by the Newcastle port leaseholder from stevedore tenants … Continue reading

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Moorebank Intermodal Terminal makes no sense….

A transport modelling expert has warned plans for the Moorebank Intermodal Terminal are “totally flawed” and makes “no sense on any level”. Daily Telegraph Article link here: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/south-west/transport-modelling-expert-warns-against-moorebank-intermodal-terminal/story-fngr8hxh-1227392666266  

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Status of Newcastle container cap?

Status of Port of Newcastle container cap? From: Greg Cameron Sent: Sunday, 31 May 2015 6:32 PM To: Gladys Berejiklian (office@treasurer.nsw.gov.au) Subject: Status of Newcastle container cap The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP Treasurer, and Minister for Industrial Relations Dear Ms … Continue reading

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Letter to the NSW Ombudsman.

I write to complain of the inaction of NSW Planning & Transport NSW to address our community’s concerns regarding the Federal and State Government’s proposal to build Australia’s largest container terminal at Moorebank NSW. The people responsible for this decision … Continue reading

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Secrecy surrounds NSW government compensating private operator of Port Botany

The NSW government refuses to disclose the amount of money it pays the private operator of Port Botany when container movements at the Port of Newcastle exceed the government’s limit. Nor will the government disclose the amount of money it … Continue reading

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Flawed container terminal policy

Letter to the Editor: Australian Financial Review Dear Sir, Christopher Joye’s incisive analysis of population growth and its implications for infrastructure (AFR, “Population boom time’’, 11 April) reveals the obvious flaw in NSW government container terminal policy. Government policy is … Continue reading

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Restrictions on ports asset sales raised by ACCC

The ACCC is ”concerned by any restrictions imposed by Governments which have the purpose or effect of substantially lessening competition”. The ACCC is ”continuing its engagement with parties involved in the privatisation of ports in New South Wales.” The ACCC … Continue reading

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