Tag Archives: Flemington

Further problems with Minister’s approval

1.  Flemington Road interchange – but where? The Ministerial determination says the development plan needs to include a new connection between the declared project and Flemington Road.  The approval only specifies the land coloured in the picture above.  So where can a new interchange be located? One suggestion is that they may slide from the […]

East West Link casts shadow over community

(Apologies to Jim who is named as Treasurer in the video.  He is the President.) Any school child knows that plants need sunlight to grow. When the Ormond Road off-ramp is built in Ascot Vale as part of the East West Link, the plants growing beneath it will die. Sadly, many of the plants are […]

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 […]

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 […]