Wendouree Electorate – Constituency question

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (11:45): My question is directed to the Minister for Public Transport and Minister for Roads and Road Safety regarding the Lydiard Street heritage gates and the reopening of Lydiard Street to vehicles.

Will the minister please come to Ballarat to provide an update on what progress has been made and what still must be done to address the heritage and safety issues and the reopening of the road?

The Sunday morning after the crash I spoke directly to the then Minister for Public Transport, and since then I have spoken weekly with the minister’s office, passing on local concerns about the impact that the closure of Lydiard Street is having on local businesses and residents. I have also met with V/Line executives on four occasions, providing them with local feedback.

I will continue to listen, to raise the concerns of stakeholders and constituents about the issue and to advocate for the reopening of Lydiard Street.

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