Category Archives: 2014 Victoria State Election

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

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

Stop East West Link – Campaign Update – 26 March 2014

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Campaign Update – Wednesday 26 March 2014

This update was compiled by the office of Adam Bandt MP. Have you got info, links or events to share? Email to georgia.webster@aph.gov.au or call 9642 0922.

In this issue:

– Rally this Sunday in Brunswick – can you help with leafletting?
– Tunnel Picket – strategy meeting tomorrow
– CIS live blog – follow the public hearings
– April 6: Adam Bandt and Greens “Day of Action”
– Community meeting – Sharing Our Strategy
– Children’s March for the Animals
– Training for a state election
– No Mandate: petition launched
– Community Summit – what’s next after CIS hearings?
– Friday morning peaceful protest on Hoddle St
– Upcoming events
– East West Link in the media

Continue reading Stop East West Link – Campaign Update – 26 March 2014