NO WESTCONNEX: PUBLIC TRANSPORT SUBMISSION ON EPA & OEH CONSULTATION PAPER FOR CLEAN AIR IN NSW Author: Warwick Pearse Adjunct Associate Professor School of Public Health, QUT. On behalf of No WestConnex: Public Transport INTRODUCTION No WestConnex: Public Transport (NoWPT) is a coalition of community groups and individuals from across Sydney campaigning to protect our suburbs and environment from the WestConnex toll road, and in favour of active and public transport solutions. We are an incorporated association and a member group of the Nature Conservation Council of NSW. Continue reading
Don’t believe the hype – Stage 3 of WestConnex, which includes the proposed Rozelle extension, has yet to be approved and it can be stopped! If you listened only to the PR spin coming from the NSW Baird Government and their toll road construction arm,Sydney Motorway Corporation, you might be forgiven for thinking that the Rozelle WestConnex extension has already been approved. Continue reading
The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) is currently assessing whether appropriate steps were taken to protect the Commonwealth's interests and obtain value for money in respect to the $3.5 billion in Commonwealth funding committed to the NSW Government for the WestConnex project. The ANAO sought public submissions up until July 2016. You can read our submission here.
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