More fake "consultation" from WestCONnex
The Sydney Motorway Corporation (SMC) is currently in the process of conducting consultation sessions on its Concept Design for the WestCONnex M4-M5 Link. Wendy Bacon went along to the first sessions in Camperdown and Leichhardt, and has provided the following report.Read more
Selling off WestCONnex: What does it mean?
WestCONnex was meant to be funded using a combination of taxpayer dollars, tolls, and the sale of the roads' toll concessions. But the Berejiklian government has just announced its intention to sell off the company tasked with building it - the Sydney Motorway Corporation (SMC). This was first announced as the sale of a 51% stake in the SMC, but it's now been confirmed that the government is considering selling off the SMC in its entirety. So what does this mean for the people of NSW - and the future of WestCONnex? Commercial lawyer and WestCONnex Action Group (WAG) spokesperson Rhea Liebmann explains.Read more
WESTCONNEX ACTION GROUP INVITES NEW PREMIER TO MEET COMMUNITIES “PAYING HIGHEST PRICE” FOR WESTCONNEX
MEMBERS of the WestCONnex Action Group (WAG) have invited the new Premier of NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, to meet with them to discuss their call for a halt work on WestConnex and an immediate review into the project.Read more
Talking WestCONnex on Eastside FM 89.7
WestCONnex Action Group's Pauline Lockie spoke to Ruth Hessey at Eastside FM on 4 July 2016 about WestCONnex, the Federal election, and her upcoming appearance at the July GreenUps event with Lord Mayor Clover Moore.
For more about July GreenUps event, visit the Facebook event page.Read more
Election 2016: Where the parties stand on WestCONnex
People have been asking us who they should vote for when it comes to WestCONnex. While we can't tell you how to vote - that's your decision - we can tell you where the parties stand on WestCONnex, particularly when it comes to halting the $2.26 billion in Federal funding that hasn't been paid.Read more
HUNDREDS VOW TO FIGHT WESTCONNEX AT PACKED COMMUNITY RALLY
Around 500 people attended the Stop WestCONnex Community Rally in Rozelle on Sunday afternoon to call for a halt to the project and its Federal funding.Read more
So, WestCONnex. Is it a good project? No.
Researcher Patrick Gallagher posted this scathing critique of WestCONnex on Facebook a few weeks ago. It's well worth a read to understand the 'good', the bad and the ugly of WestCONnex. Republished with his permission.Read more
Talking WestCONnex, civil disobedience and transparency on 2RRR
Pauline Lockie from WestCONnex Action Group speaks to 2RRR's RadioActive about WestCONnex. Topics covered include recent arrests for civil disobedience in Haberfield, Leighton and Samsung being accused of corruption, and WestCONnex's lack of transparency and corrupted processes.Read more
MEDIA ALERT: RESIDENTS NOW OCCUPYING DEPT OF PLANNING TO CALL FOR WESTCONNEX INQUIRY
RESIDENTS are now occupying the NSW Department of Planning and Environment offices at 23-33 Bridge St Sydney in protest at the corruption of the planning processes surrounding the $16.8 billion WestCONnex toll road, and to call for a public inquiry into the project.Read more