Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tunnel Vision

Hi everyone,

Lots has been happening on the East-West tunnel front over the last couple of weeks. We had over 90 people at our first meeting at Fitzroy Pool so many thanks for your time and commitment.

First up, our group now has a name: Residents Against the Tunnel (RAT) so we are the RATs. Our email addresses are: (to reach admin ie more for outsiders)

If you would like to be more involved & want to know what is happening on a day-to-day basis please contact us (at and we will add you onto the active group email address. Continue reading Tunnel Vision

Response to Sept. 11 Press Release

Dear Minister,

The Victorian Government has finally come to its senses and acted to offer three options for people purchasing apartments at the Evo development in Parkville West. It is clear that the proposed above-ground flyovers surrounding the Evo development will have disastrous impact on those purchasers in Parkville West.

The government rationalises its compensation action as a commitment to treating citizens affected by the East West Link project ‘fairly and with respect’ (Treasurer Michael O’Brien, Press Release, 11th September).

It is clear that the State Government has admitted the flyovers will be disastrous for the community in Parkville West and have found the financial resources to compensate these citizens. Continue reading Response to Sept. 11 Press Release