Monthly Archives: October 2014

Going, going, gone – 102 homes in Collingwood, Clifton Hill and Parkville sold for East West Link

Melbourne Leader: Going, going, gone – 102 homes in Collingwood, Clifton Hill and Parkville sold for East West Link. Nic Price. 16 October 2014

The State Government has finalised the acquisition of 102 properties across Collingwood, Clifton Hill and Parkville today. Pictured, an artist’s impression of the Collingwood flyover onto Hoddle St.

Residents have been left with “a cruel choice” with the State Government compulsorily acquiring 102 properties in Collingwood, Clifton Hill and Parkville for the controversial East West Link today. Continue reading Going, going, gone – 102 homes in Collingwood, Clifton Hill and Parkville sold for East West Link

Moonee Valley third council to launch legal action against East West Link

The Age: Moonee Valley third council to launch legal action against East West Link. October 15, 2014, Nick Toscano, Workplace Reporter for The Age

A third lawsuit will be launched over the East West Link, with Moonee Valley Council vowing to challenge the government’s “irrational” planning process.

Councillors voted in favour of taking Supreme Court action to “protect the interests of the Moonee Valley community” at a special meeting held on Wednesday night. Continue reading Moonee Valley third council to launch legal action against East West Link

Murphy back in the Supreme Court

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Following a successful appeal, Anthony Murphy returns to the Supreme court on 22 October.  This hearing is to consider the disclosure of documentation in relation to the business case, and the State’s request for public interest immunity.  The hearing is likely to go for 2 days.

Details of time and court will be available from the Supreme Court Daily List published after 3pm on the day before the hearing.

Considerable work will have to be done for the trial in the Supreme Court, and fundraising to support Anthony Murphy in the Supreme Court continues, as the costs will be significant. Continue reading Murphy back in the Supreme Court