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Statement on MTAG’s withdrawal from the Smart Freight Partnership

January 13, 2020 Leave your thoughts

We regret to announce that MTAG has withdrawn from the Smart Freight Partnership – Inner West (SFPIW). The SFPIW was developed over an 18 month period between MTAG and the VTA (Victorian Transport Association).  The initiative aimed to lessen the impact of trucks on residents while providing incentives for freight operators with modern cleaner operating
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West Gate Tunnel Approved

November 27, 2017 3 Comments

Today the Planning Minister Richard Wynne approved the West Gate Tunnel Project to go ahead. We are incredibly disappointed that he rejected tunnel filtration, going against the recommendations of his own appointed planning panel.  We are also outraged that no truck bans will be in place for Williamstown Rd, meaning a huge increase in truck numbers
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MTAG’s submission to the West Gate Tunnel Project EES

July 24, 2017 1 Comment

MTAG recently made a submission to the WGTP EES which you can read here – WGTP EES – MTAG submission_FINAL_2017 We focussed on impacts around human health, air quality, tunnel filtration, transport, noise and social impacts.Whilst the project offers potential benefits to the community with the removal of around 9,300 trucks per day off residential streets, there
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EES Submissions

June 25, 2017 4 Comments

Submissions for the West Gate Tunnel Project Environmental Effects Statement are due at 5pm on the 10th July.  The (very long) documents can be viewed here. The EES is a comprehensive assessment of the projects environmental risks, both during construction and its operation when completed.  Written submissions, responding to the EES, are key to minimising
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