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Children’s park to car park

Three years ago, an asphalt wasteland in Flemington was transformed into an adventure playground with a flying fox and ropes course.  If the East West Link is built, the playground will go and may be replaced with a car park. Tony lives a kilometre away in Ascot Vale and brings his two children to Debney’s […]

Rare beauty in Royal Park West

Roslyn Nataprawira shares the sights and sounds of the wetlands in Royal Park. 8:51 am A fresh spring morning. We take the main path heading east from the car park. A flitting Willie Wagtail is here to greet us; not many people around. A man is doing push ups on the edge of the playing field […]

Why we need the east west link

This is why we need the east west link.  Don’t you agree?

People holding protest posters beside the road

Racegoers abuse local protesters

A young man dressed in a bright pink suit leant his head out of a slowly moving taxi.  He yelled loudly: “F__k you!” The 200 Derby day roadside protesters responded with smiles – although a local government councillor returned fire: “Hey mate, you’ll lose twice” at the races and with an $8b tunnel. Organisers of the […]