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Offline Andrew

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Re: Boral Quarry
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2011, 09:27:32 PM »
The original "act"

Sounds like they will stay there until 2030

This is some thing we should get stay on top of...

If someone gets something interesting out of any of this...

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Re: Boral Quarry
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2011, 09:44:44 AM »
Does anyone know if they are still getting any rock out of there?

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Re: Boral Quarry
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2011, 11:05:59 AM »
Yes, they still get rock out of the quarry, in fact the Boral website says it is "one of Melbourne's main sources of hard rock material, used to make basic building and construction materials like concrete and asphalt."

Having read through some of the stuff on Boral's website, and the Bill going through Parliament as Andrew posted links to, the most interesting thing seems to be what happens after the quarry ceases operations (and goes back to being Crown Land as prescribed in the Act). The Community Info Sheet (see below) makes mention of the return of 8 hecatres of flat land for recreational use, the map shows the area borders on Wellington Road.


Boral Lysterfield Quarry page:

Management Plan:

Community Info Sheet:

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