Hobart canal project opposed

Posted on 27/10/2009  

The Tasmanian Planning Commission has determined that the Ralphs Bay canal development in Hobart should not go ahead. Walker Corporation wishes to build a $300 million water-based estate of 471 allotments but the commission says the project has “an inherently unsustainable approach”, including threats to the pied oystercatcher and the spotted handfish.

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