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MOONEE VALLEY OPENS ITS CASE

By Andrew Herington The focus shifted today to the inner northern suburbs with expert witnesses appearing for the Moonee Valley City Council tackling traffic and noise impacts. Louise Hicks for the Council began by tabling a huge folder of detailed policies covering planning, transport, environment, open space and other issues. Quoting liberally from the documents […]

Moonee Valley Council counts the cost

Moonee Valley council has catalogued all of the buildings, open space and homes that will be affected by the East West Link in the municipality. See the PDF doc here: Summary of Impacts – East West Link The list is long: Land and Open Space: • Debneys Park, Flemington • Delhi Reserve, Travancore • Travancore Park, […]

Moonee Valley Council helps residents fight the tollway

    For more information, see the Council website.  

Tunnel, Tollroads … Action

What does a community do when construction vehicles, tollroads and trucks are bearing down?  It takes action. Julia Cusack is a resident in Brisbane St, Ascot Vale.  She is horrified by the impact of the Ormond Rd off-ramp. With neighbours, she has letter-boxed her street and organised a community meeting to be held Monday 25 November […]

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 […]