Wendy Bacon http://www.wendybacon.com Journalist, activist Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:04:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Greens organise crypto party in campaign against data retention http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/grees-organise-crypto-party-in-campaign-to-stop-data-retention/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/grees-organise-crypto-party-in-campaign-to-stop-data-retention/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:35:33 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3850 Greens organise crypto party in Sydney as part of campaign against data retention laws.

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The $15 billion project you’re being kept in the dark about http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/the-15-billion-project-youre-being-kept-in-the-dark-about/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/the-15-billion-project-youre-being-kept-in-the-dark-about/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:21:56 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3843 The Abbott and Baird government continue to keep our community in the dark about Westconnex.

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Call for Parliamentary Inquiry into changes at NSW women’s refuges http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/call-for-parliamentary-inquiry-into-changes-at-nsw-womens-refuges/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/call-for-parliamentary-inquiry-into-changes-at-nsw-womens-refuges/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:15:50 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3867 Problems have continued to emerge since NSW handed a number of refuges over to faith-based organisations.

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Regional women’s refuges failing vulnerable women and children http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/regional-womens-refuges-failing-vulnerable-women-and-children/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/regional-womens-refuges-failing-vulnerable-women-and-children/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:30:39 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3855 The shake-up last year of women's refuges by the NSW Government is having dire consequences for vulnerable women and children.

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Westconnex LNP, Westconnex Labor or Greens NoWestconnex? http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/westconnex-lnp-westconnex-labor-or-greens-no-westconnex/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/westconnex-lnp-westconnex-labor-or-greens-no-westconnex/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:09:57 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3817 An infographic on Westconnex policies for the NSW state election March 28, 2015

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Wrong Way, Turn Back. A speech for City of Sydney Westconnex forum http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/wrong-way-turn-back-a-speech-for-city-of-sydney-westconnex-forum/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/wrong-way-turn-back-a-speech-for-city-of-sydney-westconnex-forum/#comments Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:59:46 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3767 On March 16, City of Sydney Council organised a meeting to discuss the Westconnex. It ended with a vote to stop the project. Here's my edited speech

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No Mr Shepherd, I won’t apologise http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/no-mr-shepherd-i-wont-apologise/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/no-mr-shepherd-i-wont-apologise/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:18:30 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3659 In Australia, the law of defamation erodes media freedom. Threats to sue can be unnerving, especially if you don't have easy access to legal advice.

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Developer sidesteps council in bid to subdivide land http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/developer-sidesteps-council-in-bid-to-subdivide-public-land/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/developer-sidesteps-council-in-bid-to-subdivide-public-land/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:39:28 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3600 Welfare Street residents lodge objections to a developer's application to subdivide land on which their Homebush homes stand.

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WestConnex was ‘aggressive’ says company http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/westconnex-was-aggressive-says-company/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/westconnex-was-aggressive-says-company/#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 11:29:05 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3550 Dial a Dump accuses Westconnex of being aggressive and secretive in its dealings

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St Peters residents dumped for Westconnex http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/st-peters-residents-dumped-for-westconnex/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/st-peters-residents-dumped-for-westconnex/#comments Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:15:37 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3516 For six months, Westconnex secretly negotiated to buy a waste dump for a giant interchange, without informing the local residents of their plan.

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