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2016 Wrap Up

December 18, 2016

Sadly 2016 hasn’t been a great year for us. The first slap in the face was the dumping of the Port Rail Shuttle project in a deal to privatise the Port of Melbourne.  This would have taken 3500 trucks a day off our streets and be complete within 18 months.  It was one of the
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Childcare centre approved for most polluted intersection in Melbourne

December 15, 2016 2 Comments

VCAT has made the outrageous decision to approve a child care centre at the corner of Williamstown Road and Francis Street.  This intersection is arguably the most polluted in Melbourne and completely inappropriate for a child care centre! Children are highly susceptible to the health impacts of air pollution as they spend more time outdoors and are more active.
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MTAG presents at the Inquiry into the Proposed Lease of the Port of Melbourne

October 15, 2015

  In late September MTAG’s Martin Wurt and Narelle Wilson gave evidence at the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Proposed Lease of the Port of Melbourne.  Unfortunately there were some fairly major technical issues with the video and PowerPoint presentation. Despite this and some tricky questions from the committee, MTAG managed to clearly convey the severity
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Western Distributor Community Meeting

June 26, 2015

On June 16th Samantha McArthur and Martin Wurt of MTAG spoke at a Western Distributor community meeting along with Public Transport Not Traffic and Colleen Hartland, MP. It was a great night of discussion and debate around road infrastructure, public transport, congestion and of course removing trucks off residential streets in the inner west. We all
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