Planning minister advises 505 Minmi Road will go on public exhibition

Matthew Kelly
August 30 2023 - 5:30am

Planning Minister Paul Scully has given the strongest indication yet that he intends to approve a housing development at Fletcher that has been the subject of a two-decade long battle between conservationists and the land's owner.

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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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