Categories for News

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.
Read the rest of this article

Is the Tunnel Good for our Neighbourhood Protest Action

August 13, 2016

Fantastic turn out to the Is the Tunnel Good for our Neighbourhood Protest Action with over 100 people braving the early morning cold and helping to make this community’s voice heard! The protest featured Snuff Puppet Ring Master, the fantastic ‘Deliver us From Diesel’ community band and a range of speakers including: MTAG President Samantha McArthur
Read the rest of this article

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
Read the rest of this article