Tag Archives: North East Link

How East West link impacts Banyule residents and NE link

Friends of Banyule President Dennis O’Connell is appearing at the East West Link project panel hearings today. In his presentation he will outline why the EW link should not proceed and how Banyule residents will be impacted. Below is the … Continue reading

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Where the rubber hits the road

Urgent transport reforms are needed to tackle traffic issues caused by urban sprawl in Melbourne. Greens Senate candidate and transport analyst, Janet Rice, sounded a strong warning that urban sprawl in Melbourne’s northern suburbs will accelerate pressure for the North-East … Continue reading

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Planning Minister Guy and the NE Link Project

By Ian Hundley Planning Minister and Northern Metropolitan Province MP, Matthew Guy, has recently written to Friends of Banyule

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Doncaster Rail Project needs community involvement

By Ian Hundley If built Doncaster Rail could provide a sustainable solution for Banyules’ traffic congestion and lack of public transport.

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Baillieu’s Planning Panic

Government planning moving from considered analysis to panic in face of industry lobby: North East Link moving up the list again? The Age reported on 27 June (Josh Gordon, “Wells plans to fix projects dilemma”) that the Baillieu government is … Continue reading

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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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