1 July 2014: Victorian Planning Minister Matthew Guy interviewed on 774 ABC Melbourne with Jon Faine about his decision to approve the East West Link (Stage 1). Talkback includes Tom, Kensington resident not satisfied with the acquisition process and his properties close proximity to the project, Chris, Clifton Hill discusses the CIS process, traffic data, Collingwood heritage homes, pollution concerns, Hoddle Street flyover and temporary road impact, Jackie, Kensington resident, still put through roundabout of dealing with “authorities” over property issues, seeks clarification over planning approval, how can residents engage with LMA?
SMS message topics: Parkville West issues in limbo, Take it to a vote, LMA is a government authority, eg: handballing the issue, East West Link not for benefit of Victoria. Back to talkback: Andrew, Collingwood, expresses disappointment with government process, tight timeframe, repetition of mistakes, property issues, circular arguments and cherrypicking of the panels recommendations.
30 June 2014: Sally Cockburn on 3AW with Daniel Andrews and Matthew Guy on East West Link approval process.