Election 2016: Where the parties stand on WestCONnex

People have been asking us who they should vote for when it comes to WestCONnex. While we can't tell you how to vote - that's your decision - we can tell you where the parties stand on WestCONnex, particularly when it comes to halting the $2.26 billion in Federal funding that hasn't been paid.

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So, WestCONnex. Is it a good project? No.

Researcher Patrick Gallagher posted this scathing critique of WestCONnex on Facebook a few weeks ago. It's well worth a read to understand the 'good', the bad and the ugly of WestCONnex. Republished with his permission.

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Why I got involved in stopping WestCONnex

If it wasn't for the wonderful Chris Lego hooking us up with the equally wonderful Reclaim the Streets, many of our biggest rallies and direct actions wouldn't have happened. Chris recently wrote this piece about what inspired him to help stop WestCONnex. Enjoy.

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Federal funding for WestCONnex

Many people are understandably confused about whether WestCONnex's Federal funding has been paid, and whether it can be stopped. So we put together this quick guide as to what's been paid, what the pollies have said, and what can be done to halt what's left.

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Talking WestCONnex with Wendy Harmer on ABC702

On Friday 21 May WestCONnex Action Group's Pauline Lockie spoke to Wendy Harmer on ABC702. Topics covered included the previous night's public meeting with Anthony Albanese and Jim Casey, the Federal audit and WestCONnex's "gold star" for worst consultation. Listen out for the fabulously apt Utopia snippets.

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Stop WestCONnex Grayndler meeting


People's Inquiry: WestCONnex and community destruction

On 6 May 2016, Greens MP for Newtown Jenny Leong hosted a People's WestCONnex Inquiry at Parliament of NSW. Several WestCONnex Action Group members spoke at the inquiry on various topics. Here's the speech one of our spokespeople, Kathryn Calman, gave on the devastating community impact of WestCONnex.

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People's Inquiry: On WestCONnex and liveable cities

On 6 May 2016, Greens MP for Newtown Jenny Leong hosted a People's WestCONnex Inquiry at Parliament of NSW. Several WestCONnex Action Group members spoke at the inquiry on various topics. Here's the speech one of our spokespeople, Pauline Lockie, gave on WestCONnex and liveable cities.

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WestCONnex and Grayndler: Public meeting this Thursday

Our friends at No WestConnex Annandale are hosting a public meeting on WestCONnex on Thursday 19 May. Speakers include Grayndler MP Anthony Albanese, Greens candidate Jim Casey, Professor Wendy Bacon and more. Here's their press release on the event.

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WestCONnex Action Group volunteer meeting

Lots of people have been asking us how they can get involved in the campaign to stop WestCONnex, so we're holding two meetings for new volunteers this week. Email us if you can come along.

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