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Maribyrnong council targets Melbourne port expansion

<p>The Port of Melbourne Authority faces interference with its expansion plans from neighbouring Maribyrnong City Council after a council meeting last night (Tuesday, June 20).</p> <p>The council wants the port to cease buying land to the west of the Maribyrnong River and to repair Footscray Wharf as an entrance to public parkland.</p> <p>And Pacific National may be drawn in, with the council agreeing &#8220to seek a meeting over the long-term lease arrangements for the Maribyrnong spur&#47goods line along the western side of the Maribyrnong River&#8221.</p> <p>The council agreed to look for support from premier Steve Bracks and to begin a public protest campaign if action is not taken.</p> <br />