Talking Mike Baird's destruction of endangered forest for WestCONnex

Col Hesse spoke to Wendy Harmer on ABC702 on Wednesday 7 August as he was standing in front of bulldozers to explain why he and other residents were stopping Mike Baird's destruction of the critically endangered Cooks River Castlereagh Ironbark Forest (CRCIF) for WestCONnex. Have a listen.

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Talking WestCONnex, Mike Baird and compulsory acquisitions on Radio Skid Row

WestCONnex Action Group's Pauline Lockie had a quick chat with Col Hesse on Radio SkidRow on Thursday 25 August about WestCONnex compulsory acquisitions, Mike Baird's burial of the Russell review into the system, and why there should be an inquiry.

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Stopping Baird's bulldozers: Reports from the frontline

Over the last week, residents have been blockading the critically endangered Cooks River Castlereagh Ironbark Forest (CRCIF) at Kingsgrove to stop it being destroyed for the WestCONnex New M5. Here are some reports from members of the Wolli Creek Preservation Society, who'll be there with other residents every day this week - please join them if you can. Details below.

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Talking WestCONnex's destruction of critically endangered bushland

Peter Stevens of the Wolli Creek Preservation Society talks about the planned destruction of the critically endangered Cooks River Castlereagh Ironbark Forest spoke to Col Hesse on Radio Skid Row this morning about Mike Baird's plans to destroy the bushland to create a temporary WestCONnex parking lot.

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Still no real action from Inner West Council

The second meeting of the Inner West Council WestCONnex Community Forum was held last Thursday, but the council has not acted on key issues requested at the previous meeting.

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Talking WestCONnex and Mike Baird ignoring compulsory acquisition reforms

WestCONnex Action Group's Pauline Lockie had a quick chat with Clinton Maynard on 2UE on Wednesday 24 August about WestCONnex compulsory acquisitions, Mike Baird's burial of the Russell review into the system, and why there should be an inquiry.

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WestCONnex Community Campaign Escalates - Driving Sydney to Destruction

On Sunday, 14th August 2016, a capacity crowd packed the Sydney Park Pavilion for the WestCONnex: Driving Sydney to Destruction to hear Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore, Dr Mehreen Faruqui, Jonathan Moylan, Lorrie Graham and Janet Dandy-Ward (WAG) highlight the terrible impacts of WestCONnex on our community and on the environment.

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Same old, same old: WestCONnex's new "consultation" is still all spin

Wendy Bacon went along to one of WestCONnex's M4-M5 Link "community ideas" sessions - part of its much-vaunted new approach to community consultation - on Thursday 18 August. She explained why nothing has changed when it comes to the Utopia-style misinformation, secrecy and lack of transparency around Mike Baird's pet project.

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Talking Lucy Turnbull, Haberfield destruction and WestCONnex

WestCONnex Action Group's Sharon Laura spoke to Colin Hesse on Radio Skid Row on Thursday 18 August about why we've invited Lucy Turnbull to take a tour of WestCONnex's Haberfield destruction.

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The latest WestCONnex news on Radio Active 2RRR

On Wednesday 10 August, WestCONnex Action Group's Pauline Lockie spoke to Radio Active 2RRR about the latest news on WestCONnex, including the latest Rozelle interchange "thought bubble", forced acquisitions and dodgy planning processes.

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