Cassi locks on

It's Thursday 8 September 2016, the second day of attempts to prevent contractors from clearing a remnant of "critically endangered" Cooks River-Castlereagh Ironbark Forest at Beverly Grove for the Baird Government's WestConnex tollway project.

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Blog: Lay down those chainsaws

A song against the WestCONnex toll road project by the Camp Frogmouth Ukulele Band, recorded at the Camp Frogmouth blockade camp, St Peter, Sydney, 9 October 2016.

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Blog: Sydney Park to be trashed for WestConnex

A drive-by showing what's threatened along Campbell and Euston roads, Sydney Park.

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Blog: On this spot once stood a sunlit grove

It's Friday 9 September 2016. At daybreak, after two days of relentless felling interrupted by repeated attempts by forest defenders to halt the destruction, virtually all of the remnant of "critically endangered" Cooks River-Castlereagh Ironbark Forest at Beverly Grove in Sydney's south-west has been cleared for the Baird Government's WestConnex toll road project.

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Bulldozer Baird trashes endangered forest

On national Threatened Species Day 2016, Westconnex crews moved into the 1.8 ha remnant of "critically endangered" Cooks River Castlereagh Ironbark Forest at Beverly Grove in Sydney's south-west to clear-fell the forest for a vehicle park for the project.

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WestConnex destroys endangered ironbark forest

The WestConnex tollway project is set to destroy most of one the very few remaining fragments of south-west Sydney's Cooks River-Castlereagh Ironbark forest which is classified as "critically endangered". 1.4 ha of the 1.8 ha forest is to be bulldozed for a temporary worksite for the project. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5jCrbM-7aU

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Lucy Turnbull Discovers Haberfield

Lucy Turnbull is the chief of the Baird Government's Greater Sydney Commission, charged, allegedly, with making Sydney "more productive, sustainable and liveable". On 16 August 2016, in an interview with Wendy Harmer on ABC 702, Lucy Turnbull claimed she wasn't aware of the destruction of heritage-listed homes in Haberfield for the WestConnex tollway project.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQqAJt7uMwY

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Roadside demo against WestConnex

Anti-WestCONnex activists and Haberfield residents stage a pop-up demonstration against the Baird Government's $17 billion tollway project on Dobroyd Parade Haberfield, Sydney on Saturday 30 July 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwnUBaZb7Tc

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Leichhardt Against WestConnex

Community rally organised by Leichhardt Against WestConnex.

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WestConnex Tree Destruction in Sydney Park

Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore wrapping trees on Euston Rd. The Baird government intended to start destroying these trees on September 19th 2016.

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