NEWS: NORTH Link leads successful Canberra Delegation

Published: NORTH Link

NORTH Link led a successful delegation to Canberra to see Government and Opposition MPs between 26 and 28 March 2018.

Issues raised included:

  • Manufacturing Industry Policy
  • Airport Rail Link
  • North East Link
  • Freight and Port Rail Shuttles
  • Energy Prices and Possible Solutions
  • Proposed Food and Beverage Hub at Epping
  • Health Issues, including Mental Health Services for Region
  • Tertiary Education Infrastructure
  • A City Deal for Melbourne’s North

Productive meetings occurred with a number of Government Ministers and Opposition Shadow Ministers, including:

  • Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Cities and Urban Infrastructure
  • Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister for the Environment and Energy
  • Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health
  • Senator the Hon Kim Carr, Shadow Minister for Industry and Innovation and Maria Vamvakinou MP, Member for Calwell
  • Terri Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Universities

The delegates included:

  • Cr Peter Clarke Mayor, Nillumbik Shire Council
  • Cr Rhonda Sanderson Mayor, Mitchell Shire Council
  • Frances Coppolillo CEO, Melbourne Polytechnic
  • Natalie MacDonald Vice President – Administration, La Trobe University
  • Peter McWilliam Board Member, Northern Health
  • Linc Horton Chair, NORTH Link; Chief of Property, Melbourne Airport
  • Mitch Grayson COS, Mayor and Councillors, Nillumbik Shire Council
  • Chris James Executive Director, NORTH Link
  • Tony Coppola General Manager, Melbourne’s North Food Group
  • Bronwen Clark Executive Officer, Melbourne’s Northern Councils

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