Tag Archives: Tunnel

East West Link is ‘trucking’ awful

The East West Link will make Victoria the most productive state according to the ‘Freight State Plan’ released in August this year, despite the auditor general’s warning that more money needs to be poured into rail. In the plan, the $8billion road tunnel is touted as one of the key initiatives to ensure Victoria keeps […]

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 […]

Artistic photo of traffic jam

East West Link will adversely impact ground water, heritage sites and parkland

The east-west link will adversely impact Royal Park, ten heritage sites including the Melbourne cemetery, ground water flow and contamination plumes according to the comprehensive impact statement released by the Napthine government this morning. The statement said there will be permanent impact and “substantial physical change” at two locations in Royal Park with 23.27 hectares […]