WESTCONNEX Action Group (WAG) has slammed the Baird government’s latest changes to the WestCONnex tollway, saying they expose the farcical planning process behind the $17 billion project.Read more
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.Read more
Premier Mike Baird wants to destroy hundreds of Sydney Park trees and take 14,000m2 of the park for WestCONnex. The tollway will also leave Sydney Park next to a monstrous spaghetti interchange, unfiltered pollution stacks and six-lane highways choking with traffic.
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A NEW exhibition at The Corner Gallery in Stanmore will showcase the beauty and importance of Sydney Park and its trees to highlight its planned destruction by WestCONnex.Read more
Last month, the makers of the Tunnel Vision documentary about the successful campaign to stop Melbourne's East-West Link came to Sydney for their film's premiere. They met with members of WestCONnex Action Group to talk about the battle to save Sydney from the similarly disastrous WestCONnex tollway. Take a look.Read more
WESTCONNEX contractors began packing up their Sydney Park construction compound on Euston Road today following a huge community campaign to stop the works.Read more
On Friday 7 October, police forcibly dragged residents away from the WestCONnex construction compound on Euston Rd, Sydney Park, so that contractors for the Sydney Motorway Corporation could start destroying trees at the park.Read more
POLICE forcibly removed up to 50 residents from WestCONnex’s Sydney Park construction compound after the locals peacefully attempted to stop the destruction of trees in the park.Read more
Sydney Park has an incredible history. 25 years ago it was a freshly covered over tip. Grassroots community action was responsible for planting the trees we have today. This is the story of People Environment and Community Efforts (PEACE) and how the trees we're fighting to save today came to be.Read more