THREE women, including journalist and activist Wendy Bacon, were arrested in St Peters on Friday morning during a peaceful protest against the demolition of forcibly acquired homes for the WestCONnex toll road.Read more
On 28 July 2016, we joined volunteers from other WestCONnex community action groups to meet with Inner West Council (IWC) Administrator Richard Pearson. It became clear that, despite its stated promise to “oppose WestCONnex in the strongest terms”, IWC is focusing on damage control and is not proactively opposing WestCONnex.
Filmmaker Russ Hermann has just released this highlights reel of performances, speeches and footage from the Stop WestCONnex Community Rally in Easton Park Rozelle on 26 June 2016. Speakers include transport expert Dr Michelle Zeibots of UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures, investigative journalist Prof Wendy Bacon and WestCONnex Action Group's Pauline Lockie.Read more
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.Read more
RESIDENTS are now occupying a flat in a forcibly acquired apartment block at 27 Wattle St Haberfield that is due to be demolished for the $16.8 billion WestCONnex tollway project.Read more
Filmmaker Russ Herman documented the occupation and destruction of much-loved family homes in the Ashfield and Haberfield areas. He's spoken to locals, former residents, those arrested and more to find out why they're standing up to the senseless destruction of their community for WestCONnex.Read more
On Monday 2 May, WestCONnex Action Group's Pauline Lockie and Sharon Laura spoke to Robbie Buck on ABC702 Breakfast about civil disobedience and WestCONnex. Have a listen.Read more