East West Project Variation – as listed in Victoria Government Gazette. No. G 40 Thursday 2 October 2014

Extract: East West Project Variation – as listed in Victoria Government Gazette. No. G 40 Thursday 2 October 2014

Areas impacted are large parts of Royal Park, Essendon Community Gardens, areas at Dights Falls and extra land at various interchanges and adjacent roads.

East West Project Variation – as listed in Victoria Government Gazette. No. G 40 Thursday 2 October 2014. by Yarra Campaign for Action on Transport (YCAT)

Parkville, Royal Park to be transformed under East West Link plans

Melbourne Leader: Parkville, Royal Park to be transformed under East West Link plans. Nic Price. 30 September 2014

West Parkville and Royal Park will undergo significant changes as part of the East West Link, although no extra properties will be compulsorily acquired.

The government signed contracts for the $6.8 billion project on Monday and said 88 owners would be offered voluntary acquisition as well as about 110 compulsory acquisitions. Continue Reading…

A Brush With the Law – An exhibition supporting the tunnel picket

At the Trophy Shop Project Space – 131 Plenty Road, Preston. Opening night – 6pm-8pm, Friday 15 August. Exhibitions runs 11am – 5pm, 15, 16, 17 August 2014.  More than 30 artists have donated work to this #TunnelPicket fundraiser exhibition Facebook event 

Royal Park sits majestically to the north of the CBD, the ‘Lungs of The City’, offering habitat to birdlife, open space for people to relax and room for dogs to run. Yet Royal Park is in real danger, an innocent victim of the State, on death row awaiting execution.

The historic streets of Collingwood and Clifton Hill are home to generations of residents, a mix of cultural backgrounds, students, the elderly and families. Many will be forced from their homes, some permanently and others having to endure years of invasive and disruptive construction.  Continue Reading…

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