Labor promise wouldn't build half a carpark, says Wicks
A promise by Labor to spend $15 million on three commuter carparks would not go beyond building half a carpark at Woy Woy, according to Federal Member for Robertson Ms Lucy Wicks.
Ms Wicks said: "The NSW Government's advice is that one carpark would cost in the vicinity of $30 million, so how could $15 million build three?''
"Labor's funding commitment of $15 million to build three commuter carparks at Gosford, Woy Woy and Tuggerah just doesn't stack up and it's not fair on our hardworking commuters to over-promise and under-deliver," Mrs Wicks said.
Mrs Wicks said a better parking solutions at Woy Woy would involve ensuring the planning, design work and the funding was right.
In a media release on February 11, Labor candidate for Robertson Ms Anne Charlton asked Mrs Wicks to match Labor's $15m commitment.
Ms Wicks said: "I'm fighting hard for a parking solution that actually addresses this very critical issue and fighting for what is actually needed."
Ms Wicks said she would continue to advocate for a real plan and real infrastructure.
Media Release 13 Feb 2019
Lucy Wicks, Member for Robertson
Media Release 11 Feb 2019
Anne Charlton, Labor Candidate for Robertson
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