M1 Pacific Motorway extension inches closer to reality with release of submissions report

Matthew Kelly
June 27 2022 - 8:00pm
M1 extension closer following release of submissions report
M1 extension closer following release of submissions report

Concerns about the loss of koala habitat, the increased risk of flooding, noise and the need for more cycleway connections have emerged from a public consultation process for the M1 Pacific Motorway extension to Raymond Terrace.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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