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SYDNEY – A four- lane road could be built beneath the world renowned Sydney Harbour Bridge under a plan to ease the city’s traffic and train congestion.

The proposal would also see one car lane removed from the top deck to make way for a second rail line.

A private consortium, led by construction giant Leightons, detailed the plan in an unsolicited proposal to the NSW Government.

Strickland inquest call

BRISBANE – Three children of former Olympian Shirley Strickland de la Hunty have called for an inquest into the circumstances surrounding her death.

The West Australian Coroner’s office has received a submission from Phillip, Matthew and Barbara de la Hunty, asking for the inquest, despite the coroner previously ruling the athlete had died of natural causes.

The former Olympic track-and-field champion was found dead in her Applecross home in Perth in February last year. Barbara de la Hunty does not believe her mother was a victim of foul play, but hopes an inquest will bring clarity.

East Timor future plea

MELBOURNE – Women and children in East Timor will continue to suffer in poverty unless the nation is able to determine its own wealth, East Timor’s first lady Australian-born Kirsty Sword Gusmao said yesterday. Ms Sword Gusmao, who spoke at a women’s conference in Melbourne, said the people who had fought so bravely for independence should not be made to beg for financial autonomy.

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