More than 400 people are expected to join Reclaim the Streets Sydney and members of the WestCONnex Action Group (WAG) tomorrow for a walking tour of the parts of St Peters the Baird Government plans to destroy for WestCONnex.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
WESTCONNEX Action Group (WAG) has called for an immediate parliamentary inquiry after internal government documents reveal the extent of the Baird Government’s traffic modelling lies.Read more
THE WestCONnex project was wholly rejected by locals who filled the Enmore Theatre to capacity.Read more
LOCALS will finally get the opportunity for answers from the WestCONnex Delivery Authority tonight as they hold an “information night” at the Enmore Theatre.Read more
The $16.8 billion WestCONnex toll road won't solve Sydney's traffic problems. You can help us stop WestCONnex and build the real transport solutions our city needs.
WestCONnex Action Group is made up of residents from western, inner and south-west Sydney who've teamed up to protect our communities from WestCONnex, and stop this sham toll road from ruining so much of our great city. We are not aligned with any political party.
To find a branch near you - or start your own - email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.