ORRONG ROAD —
630. Hon TIM CLIFFORD to the minister representing the
Minister for Transport:
On behalf of local concerned
residents, I refer to the proposed upgrade of Orrong Road between Great Eastern
Highway and Leach Highway.
(1) How many trees will be removed
to facilitate each option of the proposed upgrade?
(2) Given the
trees along the strip proposed for upgrade provide a key eco-corridor for
wildlife and provide a critical urban tree canopy to mitigate the urban heat
island effect, can the minister guarantee that any trees removed will be
(3) Will any established trees not
marked for retention be relocated?
STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question. The following information has been provided by the
Minister for Transport.
(1)–(3) Further detailed work will be required to make
this determination as part of any future project investigation.