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Wednesday, November 03, 2004

Green buildings - Speeding - Tolls

Public offices turn green
WA's commercial property sector is looking at how to go green to meet new State Government greenhouse regulations for public sector offices due to be implemented next year. Developers, leasing agents and building managers are seeing stars as new environmentally-friendly rating tools become hard currency.

Heads roll over speed fine fiasco
Two senior managers have been removed from VicRoads in the wake of the Western Ring Rd speed camera fiasco that hit 90,000 drivers. VicRoads officials Brian Negus and Ian Mullett will leave the organisation for another department.

Hmm, wasn't Brian the nice chatty bloke who used to have a afternoon segment on ABC's 774?

MP warns over freeway tolls removal
The independent Member for Gippsland East, Craig Ingram, has warned country taxpayers would end up footing the bill if tolls were removed from the Scoresby Freeway in Melbourne. Victorian Premier Steve Bracks broke an election promise when he announced the road would be tolled