The notice to consult phase is expected to take nine months, Mr Truss said. "A new airport in Western Sydney is one of the most significant infrastructure projects in Australia, which combined with our roads package of nearly $3 billion, will generate jobs and economic growth in Western Sydney, NSW and nationally," he said in a statement. "The consultation phase, initiated by the issuing of the Notice to Consult, is the first phase under the Right of First Refusal provisions. "It means we now have a clear timeframe for consultation, decision and action.
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