Monthly Archives: November 2014

Seven News: Homeowners in the path of the East West Link have celebrated Labour’s victory

Homeowners in the path of the East West Link have celebrated Labour's victory.Featuring Residents Against the Tunnel…

Posted by Yarra Campaign for Action on Transport on Sunday, 30 November 2014

Featuring Residents Against the Tunnel – RAT, Harriet Mantell, Keith Fitzgerald, Mary Fenelon, Jackie Fristacky, Amanda Stone, Andrew Kelly, Daniel Andrews and #Rally4PT coverage from 15 November 2014.

Home owners wait and see on East West Link

Keith Fitzgerald (third from right) with neighbours outside his Bendigo Street home. Photo: Scott Barbour
Keith Fitzgerald (third from right) with neighbours outside his Bendigo Street home. Photo: Scott Barbour

The Age: Home owners wait and see on East West Link. Timna Jacks (November 30, 2014)

Champagne may have been flowing at Bendigo Street in Collingwood on Sunday, but residents remained sceptical about Daniel Andrews’ promise to scrap the East West Link.

Mr Andrews promised the East West Link contract would be ripped up and their homes saved under a Labor government, so the residents were relieved he was voted into power. But politicians, they pointed out, are known to promise one thing before an election, and do another after entering office. Continue reading Home owners wait and see on East West Link

Victorian election fallout: Acquired homes in limbo

Mayor Jackie Fristacky celebrates a possible end to the Link with residents of Collingwood. Picture: Rob Leeson
Mayor Jackie Fristacky celebrates a possible end to the Link with residents of Collingwood. Picture: Rob Leeson

Herald Sun: Victorian election fallout: Acquired homes in limbo. Michelle Ainsworth (November 30, 2014)

Residents in the path of the $6.8 billion East West Link are split as to whether Labor’s victory will save their homes from the bulldozers.

More than 100 inner-city residents have had their homes compulsorily acquired for the tunnel, including properties in Collingwood, Parkville, Clifton Hill and Kensington. Continue reading Victorian election fallout: Acquired homes in limbo