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Daily Telegraph | Sydney Light Rail Class Action

MORE than 110 businesses and residents affected by the Sydney light rail project have registered their interest in joining a class-action lawsuit against the state government.

Last year Central Sydney revealed the state government had agreed to backdate rent relief to businesses who could prove they had been affected as a result of delayed construction along the light rail route.

This followed a campaign led by City of Sydney councillor, George St cafe owner and Small Business Matters party founder Angela Vithoulkas.

The Sydney Light Rail Class Action Suit campaign was launched in March to evaluate whether there was a case for class action against the department following claims of false promises of support and compensation.

“We’re prepared to fight for our lives — that’s what this class action is going to show,” Cr Vithoulkas said.

Read the full article here.

This article coincides with another revealed by the Daily Telegraph today, which highlights that ALTRAC are short on key engineers needed to complete this project. That article can be viewed here.

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