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End the secrecy on Western Distributor

With the Victorian government refusing to hand over the independent assessments of the Western Distributor toll road proposal to Infrastructure Australia and the federal government, the Greens have called on the Premier Andrews to end the secrecy.

“The Western Distributor is a thought bubble that Transurban sold to Premier Andrews so they could keep profiting no matter what,” said the Australian Greens transport and infrastructure spokesperson Senator Janet Rice.

“There are independent assessments of the toll road’s business case sitting in the government’s bottom drawer.

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Estimates: WestConnex and Western Distributor

Senator RICE: I have more questions on WestConnex and whether the department has received an updated business case for WestConnex.

Mr Mrdak: Yes, there was an updated strategic business case provided in November last year to the department and to Infrastructure Australia that reflected the expansions of scope of the project that were announced by the New South Wales government late last year.

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