Monthly Archives: June 2015

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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Reclassification of Land – Pocket Parks

Liverpool City Council is publicly exhibiting Draft Liverpool Local Environmental Plan 2008 (Amendment No.38). The draft amendment proposes a number of changes to Council’s current planning controls, including the rezoning of various sites and the reclassification of certain Council owned … Continue reading

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Council Meeting Notes – 26th May 2015

I attended the PAC (Planning Approval Commission) meeting regarding the Moorebank Recycling proposal  on Monday 1st June 2015 starting 3:00 pm at the Bankstown Golf Club in 70 Ashford Avenue Milperra. I prepared the following brief summation of the main points … Continue reading

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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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