East-west link home owners may win early compensation

The Age – July 18, 2013

Home owners in the path of the planned east-west link may be able to claim compensation before the state government acquires their properties, according to legal advice.

Any property that is known to be in the pathway of the planned toll road now has a “grey cloud” hanging over it, which immediately opens up a potential avenue for compensation.

“More than likely you’d be able to get a claim right now, because there’s a big grey cloud hanging over these properties,” Aitken Partners Anton Dunhill said.

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