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Jannali homes saved as NSW government strikes a deal with Sutherland council over alternate site

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Residents in the south Sydney suburb of Jannali have claimed victory over a state government decision which would have seen their homes demolished to make way for a new car park.

Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) was planning to forcibly remove the residents of nine homes to make way for the four-storey commuter car park next to the Jannali train station.

In the wake of a large grassroots community campaign against the plan, the department has now backed down and made a tentative alternative arrangement with the Sutherland City Council.

A department spokesperson phoned residents this morning to tell them the compulsory acquisitions would not proceed.

Liam Mulhall, whose home on Mary Street was earmarked for demolition, said residents…



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