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.
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.
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
Cassi locked on to try to save the Cooks River Castlereagh Ironbark forest from destruction for a temporary WestConnex car park.
Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore wrapping trees on Euston Rd. The Baird government intended to start destroying these trees on September 19th 2016.
#SaveSydneyPark defenders protesting against the destruction of trees on Euston Road.
Community rally organised by Leichhardt Against WestConnex.
The four women who were arrested defending 96 Chandos St, Ashfield from WestConnex face Burwood local court.
A public meeting against WestConnex organised by WestConnex Action Group in Sydney Park.
The farcical WestConnex community consultation process.