MP calls for Independent investigation into suspected contamination at Port Fairy
Member for South West Coast Roma Britnell is calling for an investigation independent of Government, into the suspected contamination of water at popular surf spot The Passage in Port Fairy.
Ms Britnell said a full, independent and transparent investigation was essential and has written to the Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio asking her to launch just that.
A Government Spokesperson, said the appropriate authorities are investigating the matter thoroughly.
Last week the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning established an Incident Management Team, in respone to reports of a brown substance in The Passage near Port Fairy.