Category Archives: Banyule Flats

Slammed Mornington Peninsula Freeway Project relevant for the proposed NE Link

The Victorian Auditor General has slammed decisions by the former Victorian Labor government to proceed with major roads projects. He raised especially serious questions about the Peninsula Link freeway which is currently under construction between Carrum Downs and Dromana. In … Continue reading

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The Coalition government and the NE Link

On Wednesday 11th May members of the Friends of Banyule Steering Committee met with Edward O’ Donohue, Parliamentary Secretary for Transport. Mr O’Donohue had agreed to come to Heidelberg to meet us on site at the Old Shire Offices and … Continue reading

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Freeway Madness!

By Vivienne Ortega Our parklands are under threat!  Hundreds of kilometres of new freeways and expanded roads would be built across Melbourne over the next 30 years, under plans revealed

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Integrated public transport is not an option

By Dennis O’Connell Ian Hundley’s letter – Beware private sector spruikers – (Age 11/4) encapsulates the key issues we’re currently facing in infrastructure spending, which has been long been skewed toward toll roads and freeways and away from public transport, leading to a  major deficit in PT … Continue reading

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Virtually one of Melbourne’s best kept secrets

A group of enthusiastic Banyule residents met last month to contribute ideas and information that will chronicle one of Banyule’s most valuable environmental assets – the Banyule Flats Virtual Tour, which is designed to increase interest and awareness about this much-loved … Continue reading

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