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$16m skylift to replace Vic chairlift

AAP

A $16 million gondola-style skylift will replace the ageing Arthurs Seat chairlift southeast of Melbourne.

The go-ahead came after the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal rejected a claim on Monday that the new ride on the Mornington Peninsula would pose a bushfire risk.

The skylift, with enclosed capsules, replaces the accident-prone Arthurs Seat chairlift that opened in the early 1960s.

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