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Edward O’Donohue MLC,
Victoria’s Parliamentary Secretary for Transport, (2nd left), and the local
member of Parliament, Murray Thompson, MLA for
, (2nd right) with the President (at left) and the
Senior Vice-President ( at right) of Beaumaris Conservation Society Inc,
during a walk with them in June 2011 to inspect the roadside edge of the
National Estate section of the Beaumaris foreshore reserve.


Inc. officers pointed out to Mr O’Donohue that the foreshore reserve, which
is part of the Beaumaris Bay Fossil Site
on the Register of the National Estate, is of national and international importance,
but is threatened with losing over 100 trees if VicRoads
will not agree to Bayside City Council’s request
for a c. 350 metre extension of the nearby 2-lane safety section to give room
on the Beach Road bitumen for the bicycle road extension.
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O’Donohue, as the Parliamentary Secretary for Transport, works closely with
the Minister for Transport. He was accompanied on the walk with two officers
of VicRoads, who were able to respond to matters
raised, and take note of other matters that required further consideration.


City Council has called on VicRoads to provide
space on Beach Road by modifying the 2-lane safety section design to dispense
with the little-used central turning lane
. BCS Inc. met with Mr David Davis MLC at Parliament House
in 2008.