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Plan early and be ready – lawyers


By Lachlan Ellis
(3rd Yr Deakin Uni)

The second of four community sessions took place last Wednesday night, and the main take-away for anyone affected by AusNet’s Western Victoria Transmission Network Project was “get ready”.
Entitled ‘Understanding compulsory land acquisition and compensation’, the session was held from 6 to 7 pm and comprised a 25-minute presentation, followed by 35 minutes of Q&A time.
Three lawyers from Mills Oakley Law Firm spoke at the online meeting, hosted by Moorabool Shire Council: Tony Rutherford, Shaun Whittaker and Jackson Dyer.
The trio seemed fairly sure AusNet would be allowed to pursue its overhead power line plan, but had advice for anyone who wished to dispute the amount AusNet offered to lease their land.

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in the 13 October 2020 edition
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