Tag Archives: North East Link

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 Advertisements

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That brand spanking new train time table but no new services for Hurstbridge line residents

There is to be no increase in services on the Hurstbridge line in the updated train timetables to be introduced on Sunday 8 May for the Melbourne metropolitan rail network.

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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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Chasing NE Link funding a wrong turn

The fact that Transport Minister, Terry Mulder, would not rule out the NE link road project when invited to do so publicly is worrying.

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Banyule Council, Olympia Ward by-election

By Kevin Biaggini I went to the The Centre at Ivanhoe on Thursday, February 25th to ‘meet the candidates’.

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Will the Urban Growth Boundary really shrink?

Not long after joining with the then Labor government to expand Melbourne’s Urban Growth Boundary by 43,600 hectares, the Liberal-National Party coalition  has now held forth the prospect that the government might shrink it in future.

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Posted in Baillieu Government, Car Dependency, Ne-Link Freeway, Population Growth, Public Transport, Seat of Ivanhoe, Urban Growth Boundary, Vic State Election 2010 | Tagged , , | 1 Comment