Labor’s Suburban Rail Loop Bill 2021 attacks the rights of local communities and tears power from local councils.
It also reduces the ability of property owners to receive full compensation under the Land Acquisition Act.
Follow the progress of the Committee Stage debates and the moving Liberal Amendments to protect councils and communities. There are four sets of amendments on this page and the transcript of the Committee Stage in full here.
There were 26 votes. All were lost with Labor and a small group of Labor-voting independents combining to block protections for the community.