Upfield Level Crossing Removals

Level crossing removals on the Upfield Line and at Glenroy have been brought forward so that they will be done before the 2018 state election. The Moreland community needs to have a say in what option the Level Crossing Authority uses to remove the level crossing.

This is a public meeting organised by some local residents to get discussion started.

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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

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