Monthly Archives: December 2014

Murphy in the Supreme Court Update

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Apologies for the late update but so much has happened since our last update! The election of the new Labor government means that our fight to obtain the documents has been made much easier.

Here is how:

On 22 October Murphy returned to the Supreme Court for a hearing that centred on the question of disclosure of documents. The State pressed its claim for non-disclosure, arguing public interest immunity. Continue reading Murphy in the Supreme Court Update

New kid on the block: Matthew Guy bars East West Link critics, Twitter users claim

The Age: New kid on the block: Matthew Guy bars East West Link critics, Twitter users claim. December 18, 2014. Henrietta Cook

It’s the quickest way to silence a voice you don’t like – block them on Twitter.

And Victoria’s new Opposition Leader, and former planning minister, Matthew Guy appears to have taken a liking to Twitter’s “block” function, recently barring a handful of users opposed to the East West Link.

Twitter user Andrew Bullen said he was blocked after saying the comprehensive impact statement for the now-scrapped tunnel project was not comprehensive. Continue reading New kid on the block: Matthew Guy bars East West Link critics, Twitter users claim