WESTCONNEX ACTION GROUP CAMPAIGNER WINS NEWTOWN WOMAN OF THE YEAR

WESTCONNEX Action Group (WAG) is delighted that one of its key members and spokespeople, Pauline Lockie, has been chosen by Jenny Leong MP as Newtown Local Woman of Year for her work as a community activist and passionate campaigner against the WestCONnex tollway. 

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RESIDENTS DEMAND WESTCONNEX HALT AS MORE DESTRUCTION LOOMS

WESTCONNEX Action Group has demanded an immediate halt to the $16.8 billion WestCONnex toll road after Fairfax Media revealed more homes and businesses are likely to be acquired and destroyed to make way for the planned Rozelle and Camperdown interchanges.

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NEW WESTCONNEX REVIEW EXPOSES TOLL ROAD’S SHAM BUSINESS CASE

WESTCONNEX Action Group welcomed the release of a new independent review of the WestConnex business case, which confirmed the $16.8 billion toll road would be unlikely to recover its cost or ease traffic congestion.

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WESTCONNEX M4 EAST APPROVAL EXPOSES SHAM PLANNING PROCESS

WESTCONNEX Action Group slammed today’s decision by NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes to approve the WestCONnex M4 East toll road.

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JOINT RELEASE: SENATE CALL FOR WESTCONNEX AND PERTH FREIGHT LINK AUDIT WELCOMED BUT MORE ACTION URGENTLY NEEDED

Yarra Campaign for Action on Transport (VIC), WestCONnex Action Group (NSW) and Rethink The Link (WA) welcomed the motion passed by the Australian Senate on Wednesday 3 February calling for a Federal audit into WestCONnex and the Perth Freight Link.

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POLICE CALLED AS RESIDENTS OCCUPY WESTCONNEX DRILL SITE IN TEMPE

WESTCONNEX New M5 contractors carrying out construction works for the toll road ahead of planning approval called police today after residents occupied their planned drilling site at Tempe Reserve. 

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COMMUNITY UNITES TO STOP WESTCONNEX AS NEW M5 OBJECTIONS FLOOD IN

MORE than 9,000 submissions objecting to the WestCONnex New M5 environmental impact statement (EIS) were sent in to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment by last night’s midnight deadline.

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WESTCONNEX SHOCK ADMISSION: NEW M5 WON’T WORK

SYDNEY Motorway Corporation (SMC) has admitted that the WestCONnex New M5 will cause incalculable traffic congestion unless other unplanned and largely unfunded toll road projects – including the WestCONnex M4-M5 link, the Sydney Gateway and southern extension – are built as well.

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POLICE CALLED AS RESIDENTS STOP WESTCONNEX WORKS IN HABERFIELD

WESTCONNEX M4 East contractors carrying out construction works for the toll road ahead of planning approval called police today after residents occupied their planned drilling sites on Ramsay Road and Reg Coady Reserve in Haberfield.

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ALBANESE CALL FOR WESTCONNEX AUDIT WELCOMED BUT MORE ACTION URGENTLY NEEDED

WESTCONNEX Action Group (WAG) welcomed Shadow Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese’s call for a Federal audit into WestCONnex today, but said this needed to be matched by a commitment to halt Federal funding of the $16.8 billion toll road to stop taxpayer dollars being wasted.

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