WestCONnex community info session: "Welcome to the concrete starfish monster"

Members of WestCONnex Action Group (WAG) went to the WestCONnex community information session in St Peters on 7 December 2016. Here's what we found out.

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Live tweets from the Balmain public meeting on WestCONnex


Talking meeting Mike Baird on Radio Skid Row

WestCONnex Action Group's Pauline Lockie spoke to Col Hesse on Radio Skid Row on Thursday 8 December about meeting Premier Mike Baird to talk about WestCONnex. Have a listen.

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Our meeting with Premier Mike Baird on WestCONnex

On Thursday 1 December, Premier Mike Baird finally met with members of community groups campaigning against the WestCONnex tollway, along with Greens MPs Jenny Leong (Newtown) and Jamie Parker (Balmain).

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Adopt a Tree: Meet the folks standing up to WestCONnex

A massive THANK YOU to everyone who's signing up to Adopt a Tree to help Save Sydney Park and stop WestCONnex! We'd love you to meet just a few of the wonderful folks who've done so - and for you to join them.

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How WestCONnex broke its promises in Beverly Hills (Part 1)

WestCONnex Action Group's Kathryn Calman lives in Beverly Hills, south west Sydney. She's been dealing with the people behind WestCONnex for over two years, and has kept a record of what residents were promised for the King Georges Road Interchange upgrade versus what was delivered. It stands as a warning to other communities: don't believe what you're told by WestCONnex.

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Leichhardt residents left "disappointed" by WestCONnex meeting

Residents' group Leichhardt Against WestCONnex (LAW) recently met with the Sydney Motorway Corporation (SMC) on 17 November 2016 about plans to create a mid-tunnelling construction site for the WestCONnex M4-M5 Link at 7 Darley Rd, Leichhardt. Here's the report they wrote up on the meeting, along with notes about what you can do to help.

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Lorrie Graham talks to Radio Skid Row about Save Sydney Park: Adopt a Tree

Acclaimed photojournalist Lorrie Graham spoke to Col Hesse on Radio Skid Row this week about why she's been fighting WestCONnex ahead of her upcoming exhibition, Save Sydney Park: Adopt a Tree. Have a listen.

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Lorrie Graham: Why I'm fighting to stop WestCONnex

Lorrie Graham is one of Australia's most eminent photojournalists and a long-time Newtown resident. She's been documenting the impact of the WestCONnex tollway and the community campaign against it for almost two years. She explains why she got involved ahead of her upcoming exhibition, Save Sydney Park: Adopt a Tree, this weekend.

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Save Sydney Park: Adopt A Tree Exhibition

From the 11th to 13th November, The Corner Gallery in Stanmore will feature an exhibition of photography highlighting the beauty and importance of Sydney Park and its trees, with photography by acclaimed photo-journalist Lorrie Graham, sculpture by visual artist Gabrielle Bates and drawings by Maryanne Coutts, Head of Drawing at the National Art School.

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