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 seeĀ YCAT). Continue reading

Fund public transport, not the East-West Tunnel!

Upfield[By Dave Holmes] The Victorian government is planning to spend an estimated $8 billion on the proposed East-West Tunnel tollway linking the Eastern and Tullamarine freeways. If it proceeds, Melbourne will be irreparably scarred. At both ends homes will be demolished for exit ramps and large areas will be subject to serious loss of amenity (noise, pollution, restriction of movement, etc.). Royal Park will suffer significant diminution and damage. Continue reading