Community campaign launched against East-West Link

[By Tony Dewberry] On Thursday, December 28, 45 people gathered in Brunswick to launch a community campaign against the East-West Link.  The meeting was initiated by Socialist Alliance councillor Sue Bolton, who was also one of the speakers.  The other speakers were Nic Maclellan, from the Brunswick Residents Network, and Samantha Ratnam, Greens councillor on Moreland council. Continue reading

Residents reject East-West Link

[By Chris Slee] On November 12, a meeting of residents called by Moreland City Council voted unanimously to reject the proposed East-West tunnel/tollway, the first stage of which is planned to link the Eastern freeway with the Tullamarine tollway at an estimated cost of $8 billion. Residents called instead for the money to be spent on improved public transport.  Continue reading

Calling all Moreland residents to support the campaign against the East-West Link

[By Sue Bolton] A permanent picket line caravan has been set up on top of one of the test drilling sites for the East West Tunnel, on the corner of Westgarth & Brunswick Streets, Fitzroy. There are mobile pickets early in the morning; you can find out the details at the caravan and/or join the sms tree (for details see YCAT). Continue reading