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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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New Curfew Information

January 27, 2015

The new curfews for both Somerville Road and Moore Street will take effect on Thursday 29 January at 8am and 8pm respectively.   Somerville Rd Trucks will no longer be allowed on Somerville Road during school crossing times, 8-9.30am and 2.30-4pm Monday to Friday (applies on school days only). Advisory signs are being installed at
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2014 Victorian State Election

December 2, 2014

Congratulations to the Victorian Labor Party on winning the 2014 Victorian State Election. Particular congratulations and thanks goes to Wade Noonan, Member for Williamstown, for ensuring that the inner west was not forgotten in Labor’s transport policy, Project 10,000. Project 10.000 includes construction of The West Gate Distributor , a new road link from the West
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