Vic Labor could revisit Link-style project
November 21, 2014
Seven News: Vic Labor could revisit Link-style project. Danny Rose and Angus Livingston. November 21, 2014
Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews will scrap the coalition’s East West Link should Labor win the Victorian election.
But he’s not ruling out revisiting the idea in government.
Labor’s election platform includes creating an independent advisory body – Infrastructure Victoria – that would identify deficiencies and build cases for projects to address them.
If such a body recommended an East West Link-type connection across Melbourne’s northern suburbs a Labor government would consider it, Mr Andrews said on Friday.
“The difference is that you’d have a transparent process and the business case would be public, not the secrecy and the botched, rushed nature of this project,” he told AAP. Continue Reading…