1pm, Sunday, 15 December 2013, Smith Reserve, Alexandra Parade, Fitzroy (next to the Fitzroy Pool)
Community rally organised by various community and residents groups opposed to the East West Link.
This is a family friendly event, complete with Thomas the Tank Engine jumping castle, public transport-themed facepainting, and Santa Claus!
Comedian Rod Quantock will be MCing the rally, and speakers will include:
- Yvonne Kirk (Public Transport Users Association)
- John Stone (University of Melbourne)
- Amanda Stone (City of Yarra Greens Councillor)
- Mary Merkenich (Doncaster rail campaigner)
- Stephen Jolly (Socialist Party City of Yarra Councillor)
- Keith Fitzgerald (Collingwood Resident)
- Mel Gregson (#tunnelpicket)
There’ll also be an exciting (and top secret) creative action masterminded by one of the #tunnelpicketers. You’ll have to come along to the rally to find out what it is. Trust us, it’s worth it!