A vintage car photo session will be held on Sunday in Walker Ave Haberfield to protest the destruction WestCONnex will cause to this unique suburb, as part of the Haberfield Association’s Model T Ford Day.Read more
Last month we wrote to our supporters asking them to call NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes to ask him give communities more time to respond to the massive WestCONnex M4 East environmental impact statement (EIS), which is over 4,800 pages long.
RESIDENTS of an apartment complex in Knocklayde St Ashfield forced WestCONnex to abandon drilling on their property yesterday after it failed to prove it had the legal right to carry out the work.Read more
WESTCONNEX contractors carrying out geotechnical drilling in Haberfield called police this morning after residents entered the site to ask why work on the M4 East is commencing before any planning approval is granted.Read more
FAMILIES from Haberfield and Ashfield will march from Haberfield Public School to the pedestrian footbridge at the corner of Parramatta Rd and Bland St this afternoon to highlight the destruction WestCONnex will cause to their suburbs.Read more
RESIDENTS facing the destruction of their homes and communities for the M4 East stage of WestCONnex have blasted the ‘community information sessions’ to be held by the WestCONnex Delivery Authority (WDA) in Ashfield and Concord this week as a “sham”.Read more
HUNDREDS of residents attended the WestCONnex Action Group (WAG) ‘WestCONnex Independence Day’ rally at Goddard Park in Concord on Saturday to oppose the $15.4 billion toll road, which experts say will only worsen Sydney’s traffic pollution and congestion.Read more
SATURDAY 4 JULY TO BE ‘WESTCONNEX INDEPENDENCE DAY’ AS RESIDENTS COME OUT IN FORCE AGAINST SHAM TOLL ROAD
Residents opposed to the destructive #WestCONnex project will unite in Concord tomorrow when WestCONnex Action Group (WAG) hosts the ‘WestCONnex Independence Day’ rally.Read more
WESTCONNEX Action Group (WAG) has slammed the Baird Government for allowing gross conflicts of interest around the financing, planning and environmental assessments of the $15 billion toll road, and reiterates its urgent call for a parliamentary inquiry.Read more
TAKE ACTION: Email your Federal MP about WestCONnex
With the Federal election looming, and $3.5 billion of Australian taxpayer money being wasted on WestCONnex, now is the time to let your MP know how their support for this project will affect your vote. We've made it easy for you to email your MP in less than one minute.
NEWS: Federal funding and WestCONnex
Misleading statements about WestCONnex's Federal funding have abounded in recent weeks. 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.
NEWS: So, WestCONnex. Is it a good project? No.
With those words, Patrick Gallagher launched his scathing and heavily researched critique of WestCONnex on his Facebook page. Republished with his permission, it's well worth a read for anyone keen to understand the 'good', the bad and the ugly of this $17 billion toll road.
PEOPLE'S INQUIRY: On WestCONnex and liveable cities
On Friday 6 May, Greens MP for Newtown Jenny Leong held a People's WestCONnex Inquiry at NSW Parliament. Representatives from WestCONnex Action Group presented evidence. Read the speech Pauline Lockie gave on why the campaign to stop WestCONnex is about creating a liveable city for everyone.
MEDIA RELEASE: Residents arrested and charged after latest WestCONnex protest
TWO residents who occupied an apartment in a forcibly acquired block in Haberfield to protest its destruction for WestCONnex were arrested yesterday and charged with trespass.
MEDIA RELEASE: Fresh calls for WestCONnex inquiry as contractors named in global corruption scandal
WESTCONNEX Action Group has renewed its call for a public inquiry into the $16.8 billion WestCONnex toll road after two of its main contractors, Leighton Holdings (CIMIC) and Samsung, were reported to have used corrupt practices to secure billion-dollar government contracts overseas.
ACTION: Ask Malcolm Turnbull to stop WestCONnex's Federal funding
$3.5 billion of Federal taxpayer dollars have been committed to WestCONnex, not all of which has been paid. Email Malcolm Turnbull now to ask him to halt this funding until a full audit has taken place.