In an historic first, residents across Sydney have been forced to start logging the severe damage being done to their homes along the WestConnex route as the State government, Roads and Maritime Services (RMS), Sydney Motorway Corporation and a number of private contractors deny natural justice for families confronting damage that runs into hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Media Alert: Parliamentary Inquiry Report into Impacts of WestConnex to be released on December 17th. Community Groups call for a Royal Commission and immediate halt to WestConnex.Read more
WestCONnex Action Group (WAG) welcomes the decision of the NSW Public Accountability Committee Inquiry into the impacts of WestConnex to hold an extra hearing day to recall Roads & Maritime Services (RMS) and the Dept of Planning to explain their earlier evidence.
THE COALITION Against WestConnex (CAW), a network of community groups opposed to WestConnex, notes that on 23 November 2017 the NSW Planning Department published a record breaking 13,000+ submissions on the WestConnex Stage 3 EIS, and the overwhelming rejection of the project by City of Sydney and Inner West Councils, community groups and other organisations.
However, CAW is concerned that the Department has deliberately downplayed the breadth and depth of community opposition by stating in its media release that submissions were mainly coordinated by CAW which it described as a “a local group” opposed to the project.
THE COALITION Against WestCONnex (CAW), a network of community groups opposed to WestConnex, will today, 16 October 2017, submit more than 10,000 objections against the WestConnex Stage 3 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).Read more
VOTERS in the Inner West Council elections on 9 September overwhelmingly supported candidates strongly opposed to WestConnex, including Pauline Lockie, one of WestCONnex Action Group (WAG)’s founders, elected as an independent in the Stanmore Ward.Read more
After inflicting eight months of dust, noise and odours on St Peters, WestCCONnex has given its residents only 3 days’ notice that excavation works will continue next to their homes from 8am to 10pm on Saturdays, and 8am to 6pm on Sundays, for 3 weekends in a row, with no break at all for 18 days.Read more