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Presentation to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Infrastructure Projects

February 25, 2016 1 Comment

On the 24th February MTAG presented to the Economy and Infrastructure Committee at the public hearing for the Inquiry into Infrastructure Projects.  Appearing alongside MTAG were Concerned Locals of Yarraville and Friends of Stony Creek.  This is the transcript of MTAG’s presentation:   “MTAG welcomes this opportunity to speak today. We are a residents based lobby
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Western Distributor Petition

February 5, 2016 1 Comment

MTAG have joined Concerned Locals of Yarraville, Friends of Stony Creek, Yarraville Community Centre and The Greens to launch a list of demands, calling on the government to put the community first when building the Western Distributor.  Please add your voice to these demands by signing the petition below.  The community is united – we want
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Health Minister responds to high asthma rates

January 27, 2016

Victoria’s Health Minister, Jill Hennessy, was recently asked what the government would do about the City of Maribyrnong having the state’s highest rate of children’s hospital admissions for asthma.  This was her answer.   The City of Maribyrnong, being an inner city area, has absolutely no problem with access to both primary and secondary healthcare.  In fact
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End of Year Wrap Up

December 18, 2015

Well it’s been a busy year for MTAG!  We had the introduction of the first new curfews for 10 years, the unexpected announcement of the Western Distributor proposal, the parliamentary inquiry into the proposed lease of the Port of Melbourne as well as a long campaign on new air pollution standards. The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre highlighted diesel pollution in the City of Maribyrnong
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Western Distributor to go ahead

December 8, 2015 1 Comment

The Western Distributor has been given the go ahead. Road infrastructure to service Australia’s busiest port is a crucial element in solving the port truck traffic problem in Melbourne’s inner west, but: – We need those “extended curfews” to be 24 hour truck bans on all residential streets in the inner west.  This is integral
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