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Question Without Notice No. 1451 asked in the Legislative Council on 27 November 2019 by Hon Simon O’Brien

Minister responding: Hon R. Saffioti
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on

FORRESTFIELD–AIRPORT LINK — CROSS-PASSAGE INCIDENT — DUNDAS ROAD

1451. Hon SIMON O'BRIEN to the minister representing the Minister for Transport:

I refer to the Dundas Road cross-passage incident that occurred at the Forrestfield–Airport Link project on 22 September 2018 and Legislative Assembly question on notice 5394.

(1) Has the minister now received the final report into the Dundas Road cross-passage incident?

(2) If yes to (1), will the minister table the final report; and, if not, why not?

(3) If no to (1), when is this expected to be received?

(4) To what extent has this incident been covered by the Public Transport Authority's project insurance?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

(1)–(3) The minister understands that the PTA intends to publish this report by the end of the year.

(4) Although no final decision has been made by the insurers, the Public Transport Authority expects that the rectification works will be covered by the project's insurance.