April 2, 2014

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Moore St Sleep In – What a great turn out

  MTAG’s Moore St Sleep In Truck Protest was a great success this morning. Big thanks go out to Rod Quantock for his fabulous humour and generous time this morning. (Rod is performing at the Comedy Festival right now) Also thank you to the Snuff Puppets, Mayor of Maribyrnong Grant Miles, Scott Adams of Less […]

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March 31, 2014

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Rod Quantock to MC Moore Street ‘Sleep In’ Truck Protest

Comedian Rod Quantock, who The Age calls “a living Melbourne treasure”, is to MC our Moore St ‘Sleep In’ Truck protest. Please come along, have a laugh and help this community achieve social justice by joining the call for a truck curfew. 670 trucks rumble down Moore Street every night. The trucks belong on freeways […]

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March 13, 2014

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Moore Street Sleep In – Truck protest

MOORE ST SLEEP IN TRUCK PROTEST 8.00–8.30am, Wednesday 2 April 2014 Join us for a lawful protest to symbolically reclaim the street and give the residents of Moore St the chance to get a bit of sleep… on Moore St! Why are we doing this? Moore St has seen a 400% increase in night time […]

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November 19, 2013

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Labor announces new policy with commitment to the Truck Bypass!

The Victorian Labor Party has today announced a new policy Project 10,000 which renews its commitment to building a truck bypass. ) Now called the West Gate Distributor, this project would see the construction of new ramps from the West Gate Freeway and upgrades to Hyde Street, Whitehall Street and Shepherds Bridge. This new route […]

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November 13, 2013

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Big Thanks – ‘Kids and Trucks Don’t Mix’ Protest Action

What a great turn out yesterday to our ‘Kids and Trucks Don’t Mix’ protest action, a big thank you to all who attended. Over 200 kids, parents, residents and politicians joined the call to ban trucks during school crossing times. The crowd heard from a range of speakers including Samantha McArthur – President of MTAG […]

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October 29, 2013

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Protest Action – Kids and Trucks don’t Mix

Ban Trucks During School Crossing Hours Join us for a lawful, safe and family friendly protest – 8:00-8:30 AM Tuesday 12 Nov 2013 Meet on Somerville Rd, north side of Kingsville Primary School crossing, 8:00am sharp for a symbolic group road crossing. This will be a family friendly event, with Victoria Police handling all traffic […]

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September 22, 2013

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Schools and Trucks Don’t Mix!

MTAG campaign for truck bans during school crossing times on Somerville Rd Yarraville Kids and trucks do not mix. The health and safety of our children is being jeopardised by truck traffic. WATCH THE VIDEO: click here    PLEASE SIGN OUR PETITION: click here Somerville Road in Yarraville is a two lane road in a […]

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September 1, 2013

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Vote 1 – Trucks off Residential Streets

We have been asked by supporters who residents should vote for at the election if they are concerned about truck traffic in Melbourne’s inner west. Our answer: The Greens. Why? The Greens is the ONLY party heading into this federal election with a policy to address the truck problem. They have consistently campaigned on the […]

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