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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. They
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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 of
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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 agreed
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Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre highlights cancer risk from trucks in the City of Maribyrnong

May 2, 2015

Australia’s leading cancer treatment, research and education institute, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, has highlighted diesel pollution and particularly truck numbers in the City of Maribyrnong as a major health concern in a government submission. The submission, titled ‘Clean air. Less cancer’ is a response to a government discussion paper on a proposed National Clean
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