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Benefits of Doncaster Rail – What’s in it for Banyule Residents?

By Ian Hundley and Marion Ware We need to support the Doncaster Rail and campaign against the East West Tollway. Once the latter is built the North East Tollway through pristine Banyule parklands will swiftly follow suit. What are the … Continue reading

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Opposition to $8 billion EW tollway tunnel continues to grow

Earlier this month representatives from Friends of Banyule attended a meeting of the former CTAG (Coalition of Transport Action Groups) at the Collingwood Elderly Citizens Hall.

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Oops we posted the wrong article

Dear Friends of Banyule blog followers, Yesterdays post taken from an article in the Herald Sun was posted in error. We have removed it from our blog. Of course we do not support the EW link!

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Bolin and the Yarra – Connecting with nature

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October  11 to November 5 Sculpture, ceramic and botanical art by artists including -Sally Armfield , Glenn England , Paul Kalemba , Emma Kelly , Lene Kuhl Jakobsen, Joel Medley, Meredith Plain, Giuseppe Raneri   This exhibition…

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The Age: Benefits of East West Link ‘inflated’

Traffic estimates used to justify the Napthine government’s east-west link toll road ”artificially inflate the benefits that can be expected from the project”, according to leaked emails sent by a senior VicRoads manager.

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Higher fees may loom for VCAT appeals

By Dennis O’Connell Friends of Banyule, along with other community groups across Melbourne, put submissions to the Department of Justice about recently announced fee increases for parties lodging appeals at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

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Cars, Time, Money, Climate and Health

By Ian Hundley Paul Tranter, Associate Professor of geography at UNSW Canberra explained to the Bike Futures Conference held recently in Melbourne that we frequently underestimate the time we spend earning money to pay to keep a car in the … Continue reading

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