HUNDREDS of people in south-west Sydney attended last Thursday’s WestCONnex ‘community information sessions’ in Kingsgrove to oppose the $15.4 billion toll road.Read more
RESIDENTS facing the destruction of their communities for WestCONnex’s New M5 tunnel are bracing themselves for more appalling treatment at the hands of the WestCONnex Delivery Authority (WDA) at its ‘community information sessions’ in Kingsgrove this Thursday.Read more
Residents in Kingsgrove and Beverly Hills were shattered to learn yesterday that the latest entry/exit portal and unfiltered poison stack for the $15.4 billion WestCONnex toll road will be built right on their doorsteps.Read more
MORE than 150 South Western Sydney residents queued to sign a petition to parliament protesting the planned WestCONnex toll roads, green space destruction, and poison stacks planned throughout Kingsgrove and Bexley North.Read more
A COMMUNITY Meeting will be held at Kingsgrove Parish Hall tonight to discuss the impact of WestCONnex on our local area.Read more
BEVERLY Hills residents are braced for a never-ending stream of insults from Roads Minister Duncan Gay as they join inner west action groups opposing WestCONnex.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.