VicRoads Western Highway tree cull: authority 'severely underestimated' environmental effect

By Melissa Cunningham, the Courier
Updated November 17 2015 - 12:42am, first published November 16 2015 - 9:41pm
Isabel Mackenzie, 91, chained herself to a tree to protest the loss of vegetation from the Western Highway duplication. Picture: JEREMY BANNISTER

AN INVESTIGATION into VicRoads culling about 900 trees along the Western Highway has confirmed the authority’s methods were inaccurate.