Monthly Archives: September 2013

Our story like that of other similar affected parties, is one of absolute despair

RATS_Sept2013This project is like a Melanoma on our landscape and as a fellow RAT member Christine Di Muccio said on the recent 7.30 report, we have been rendered“Voiceless”.

Dr Napthine has said he will be “caring & compassionate” of the people affected by the project.

But he has made it clear that this will only extend to people whose property is to be compulsorily acquired, other than the recent precedent set by the purchase of the Evo Development.

It would be nice to hear his true unadulterated and some would say suspect reasoning for bulldozing their way across the Victorian electorate with his ill planned and heavily flawed East West Tunnel ‘Pipe Dream’. Continue reading Our story like that of other similar affected parties, is one of absolute despair

ABC 7.30 Victoria: Compensation debate around the contentious East West Link

ABC 7.30 Victoria: Compensation debate around the contentious East West Link

Originally posted 27 Sep 2013, 8:15pm

Questions remain about who gets compensated when Victoria’s “gamechanging” road tunnel, the East West Link, gets built.

Jessica Longbottom. Source: 7.30 Victoria | Duration: 7min 53sec

Topics: government-and-politics, state-parliament, road-transport, vic, collingwood-3066, parkville-3052

EVO Buyout

Residents Against the Tunnel (RATs) calls on the State Government to publish their new guidelines for compensation regarding residents impacted by the East West Link.

Similarly, we demand the Government release revised costing estimates for the project based on similar compensation to all impacted residents.

Similar buyouts offered in fairness and respect to all these impacted residents would reveal the real cost of this project that has so far been unacknowledged.

EVO apartment purchasers have voted almost unanimously with their wallets on whether the East West Link adds value to their investment.  Continue reading EVO Buyout