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1551 - CONCERNS RELATING TO WESTCONNEX

Leong, Jenny to the Minister for Regional Development, Minister for Skills, and Minister for Small Business
  1. Is the Minister aware of the concerns raised by small business as a result of WestConnex?
  2. What analysis of the impact on small business from the WestConnex has been underken by the Minister?
Answer -
  1. This question falls under the remit of the Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, the Honourable Mr Duncan Gay MLC.
    The Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner (OSBC) encourages any small businesses that may be impacted by the construction phase of the WestConnex project to contact the OSBC on 1300 795 534. The OSBC offers business advisory services to small businesses through the Small Biz Connect program. This program can provide business advisory assistance to small businesses impacted by the WestConnex project regarding matters such as structural adjustment, leveraging new business opportunities and business planning considerations.
  2. This question falls under the remit of the Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, the Honourable Mr Duncan Gay MLC.
Question asked on 15 October 2015 (session 56-1) and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 34
Answer received on 16 November 2015 and to be printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 44