Mortlake's Avenue of Honour project costs grow by $100k council figures show

Ben Silvester
Updated February 3 2023 - 5:08pm, first published 12:30pm
The Mortlake Avenue of Honour will look markedly different once its hundreds of ageing Monterrey cypress trees are replaced with holm oaks.
The Mortlake Avenue of Honour will look markedly different once its hundreds of ageing Monterrey cypress trees are replaced with holm oaks.

The cost of replacing hundreds of cypress trees along the Mortlake Avenue of Honour has blown out by $100,000 thanks to strict heritage requirements and emergency clean up costs.

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Ben Silvester

Ben Silvester

Victorian state correspondent

Correspondent covering key issues across regional Victoria, based in Melbourne.

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