Monday, 25 October 2010

Liverpool. Council seeks move of terminal

Liverpool City Council has voted to support moving the proposed rail and freight terminal, at Moorebank, to federally-owned land at Badgerys Creek. At Monday night’s meeting, the council Council will work with Penrith and Camden councils to lobby the federal and state governments on moving the terminal to the former airport site. The federal government allocated $70 million in this year’s budget for planning the Moorebank terminal. A total of $300 million will go towards the freight hub. A spokesman for federal Infrastructure Minister, Anthony Albanese, said the government was committed to the Moorebank site. “However the project is still in the early stages of development,” the spokesman said.