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Ai Group comment on Port of Melbourne lease

"The Australian Industry Group congratulates both the Government and the Opposition on finalising an agreement regarding the Lease of the Port of Melbourne," Ai Group Victoria Branch Head, Tim Piper, said today

"We are pleased that both the Government and Opposition recognised the need to complete the Port deal and to provide certainty for both the Government's finances and the Victorian community.

"The process, whilst drawn out, has delivered a result that will benefit the community allowing us to develop infrastructure whilst maintaining the busiest container port in the country.

"The Victorian community looks forward to the Government achieving its aim of a significant price for the Lease of the Port," Mr Piper said.

 

Further Comment: Tim Piper - 0411 430 301