RMS thumbs its nose at NSW EPA
Last week RMS submitted its massive Response to Submissions and Preferred Infrastructure Report on behalf of Sydney Motorway Corporation to NSW Planning.
WestConnflicts of interest
An apparent conflict of interest has arisen in the choice of the company Pacific Environment.
Airborne carcinogens increase around kids
Homes, community centres, worksites and open spaces will be exposed to increased health risks if NSW Planning approves WestConnex’s M4/M5 tunnls.
NSW Environmental Protection Authority rejects WestConnex EIS
The NSW EPA has strongly criticised the Sydney Motorway Corporation’s environmental assessment of the proposed WestConnex Stage 3 M4/M5 tunnels.
WestConnex links to Moore Park destruction
The NSW Berejiklian government announced last week that it plans to tear down and rebuild Sydney Cricket Ground Allianz stadium.
Slippery politics around King street clearways
Newtown residents weren't surprised when the NSW government broke its promise that there would no clearways on King St.
The road that keeps on tolling
When the first tollway fails to reduce traffic congestion, your next project comes into play. Tollways are the gift to the road lobby.
Why were Westconnex contractors chosen to provide independent advice on Westconnex loan?
The Westconnex planning process is ridden with conflicts of interest. The recent Federal audit report provides more disturbing examples.
The political advantages of Lucy Turnbull
Lucy Turnbull supports the NSW government's development agenda including WestCONnex. If she didn't, she wouldn't be head of the Greater Sydney Commission
How the Department of Planning botched public submissions for WestCONnex M4 East
On January 7, I laid a complaint against the NSW Department of Planning & Environment for its inequitable & sloppy handling of submissions to the M4East
Your Federal Westconnex dollars at work in the City of Marrickville
Westconnex's 'community information' kiosk at Marrickville Metro might be better described as publicly funded misinformation
Will the Feds save the frog from Westconnex?
An edited version of Wendy Bacon's submission to Federal Department of Environment on NSW RMS referral of a threat to endangered species from Westconnex
Short Guide to NSW government’s Westconnex EIS process
A brief introduction to the Westconnex EIS process
Baird government fails transparency test
Based on my own experiences, I'm not surprised that the NSW public is losing trust in the Baird government's commitment to transparency and open access.
Minister Gay urged to ‘catch a train to the 21st century’
Inner West residents packed into Leichhardt Town Hall in June to call for a halt to the Westconnex project a parliamentary inquiry has been held.
Westconnex EIS company is heavily involved in pushing motorway forward
NSW government is paying millions to global company AECOM to prepare an EIS for the Westconnex motorway. The same company is already helping build it.
Westconnex consultations a ‘sham’, say residents
Campaigners against the Westconnex motorway say feedback sessions are a 'sham'; Newtown MP Jenny Leong moved a motion to suspend Westconnex
Roads Lobby chooses ratrun rather than toll on way to corporate dinner
As evidence mounts against the case for the Baird government's Westconnex Motorway, Roads Australia guests face mock tollway protest at corporate dinner.
New Sydney coalition to campaign against tollway health risks
A new coalition of community groups & health professionals has formed to campaign against hidden health impacts of the Westconnex and Northconnex tollways.
The secrecy that surrounds Sydney’s $15 billion Westconnex
The Abbott and Baird government continue to keep our community in the dark about Westconnex.
Westconnex LNP, Westconnex Labor or Greens NoWestconnex?
An infographic on Westconnex policies for the NSW state election March 28, 2015
Wrong Way, Turn Back. A speech for City of Sydney Westconnex forum
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
No Mr Shepherd, I won’t apologise
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.
WestConnex was ‘aggressive’ says company
Dial a Dump accuses Westconnex of being aggressive and secretive in its dealings
St Peters residents dumped for Westconnex
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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