Boral truck action threatens tourism plans

TOODYAY is on a collision course between more quarry trucks and weekend tourism.

Toodyay shire councillors recently abandoned a long-standing policy to allow six-day operations at local quarries after two new members argued successfully that allowing Boral Resources (WA) Ltd to operate up to 120 more trucks on Toodyay Road on Saturdays would harm tourism.

However, Boral has applied to the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) to overturn the shire’s new Saturday truck ban.

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