WestCONnex Independence Day Public Rally

WestCONnex Independence Day Public Rally: Come and declare your independence from #WestCONnex 12pm, Saturday 4th July 2015, Goddard Park, Concord Confirmed speakers: Jodi McKay MP – Member for Strathfield and Shadow Roads Minister Jenny Leong, Member for Newtown and Greens spokesperson for WestCONnex Dr Michelle Zeibots, transport planning expert, UTS: Institute For Sustainable Futures Amanda Bull, community campaigner and Concord resident, WestConnex […]

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Jurassic Car Park Tour To Highlight The Historic Suburb Westconnex Wants To Destroy

WestConnex Action Group: Jurassic Car Park Tour To Highlight The Historic Suburb Westconnex Wants To Destroy. June 26, 2015 For Immediate Release 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 […]

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South-West Sydney Residents Devastated By Latest Westconnex Bombshell

What #WestCONnex will do to our city: The first photo was taken just one month ago. It was a park in Beverly Hills that… Posted by WestConnex Action Group on Friday, 26 June 2015 WestConnex Action Group: South-West Sydney Residents Devastated By Latest Westconnex Bombshell. June 26, 2015 For Immediate Release Residents in Kingsgrove and Beverly Hills were shattered to learn […]

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WestCONnex: a road project that belongs back in the Jurassic era

WestCONnex: a road project that belongs back in the Jurassic era: NoW Public Transport Newsletter (25 June 2015) WestCONnex Campaign News Petition to Stop WestCONnex Jurassic Carpark: a WestCONnex-inspired tour of St Peters (27 June) WestCOnnex Independence Day Public Rally (4 July) Quick Links to assist you Contact your local politicians, fundraising and campaign groups   1. WestCONnex Campaign News Today the Baird government […]

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Minister Gay urged to ‘catch a train to the 21st century’

Inner West Independent: Minister Gay urged to ‘catch a train to the 21st century’ By Wendy Bacon (18 June 2015) Hundreds of residents packed into Leichhardt Town Hall on Tuesday June 16 to call for an “immediate halt” to all home acquisitions and work related to the WestConnex project until the findings of a parliamentary inquiry into the project are released. This […]

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Stop Westconnex Public Meeting at Leichhardt Town Hall

Stop Westconnex Public Meeting, organised No Westconnex Annandale, was held on Tuesday 16 June at the Leichhardt Town Hall. Speakers included Liz Butterworth, Jude Page, Jodi McKay, John Mant, Pauline Lockie and Dr Mehreen Faruqi. The meeting concluded with audience Q&A and three resolutions. The following storify article includes live-tweeting, youtube playlist and facebook posts related to the meeting. [View the story “Stop Westconnex […]

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Meeting condemns WestConnex project

St George & Sunderland Shire: Meeting condemns WestConnex project By Maria Galinovic (17 June 2015) South-west Sydney residents say they are preparing to fight hard to stop the WestConnex road project. They fear pollution from unfiltered stacks, toll roads and worsening traffic conditions, and destruction of green space — as well as government secrecy. They want the project stopped and its […]

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WestConnex St Peters Interchange to hit Mascot streets hard, making the route to Sydney Airport a traffic nightmare

Southern Courier: WestConnex St Peters Interchange to hit Mascot streets hard, making the route to Sydney Airport a traffic nightmare. James Taylor June 16, 2015  Traffic from the WestConnex St Peters Interchange could cause a traffic nightmare on already congested Mascot Roads. Picture: Craig Wilson There  are fears that airport-bound traffic spilling out of the WestConnex St Peters interchange could have a catastrophic […]

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Opposition to WestConnex ‘growing’

Residents at the Kingsgrove meeting. Source: Facebook.com Alt Media: Opposition to WestConnex ‘growing’ By Wendy Bacon (11 June 2015) The battle to stop the 33 kilometre WestConnex motorway is intensifying, with two major protests in the last week. Distraught residents in Haberfield demonstrated outside their local school in Sydney’s inner west last Friday June 5, while a crowded meeting in Kingsgrove Catholic […]

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