Category Archives: RAT News

East West Link protester says those who campaigned against the tunnel deserve Australia Day awards

3AW Online: East West Link protester says those who campaigned against the tunnel deserve Australia Day awards (January 26, 2015)

One of the East West Link protesters honoured with an Australia Day citizen award by the Yarra City Council says those who campaigned against the multi-billion dollar project deserve their gong. Continue reading East West Link protester says those who campaigned against the tunnel deserve Australia Day awards

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