Fight for federation square continues

Today the Victorian Greens was the only party willing to stand up for Federation Square.

The motion aimed at keeping the Apple megastore out of Melbourne’s premier public space was defeated in the upper house, but the fight continues.

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Greens to disallow West Gate toll road planning scheme amendment

The Victorian Greens will support a disallowance motion to stop construction of the West Gate toll road.

The decision comes in response to extensive community opposition to the West Gate toll road, which modelling shows will create more traffic and fail to address the transport needs of Melbourne’s west.

Like the Liberals aborted East-West toll road, the West Gate toll road wasn’t taken to an election and vital information has been kept secret. 

Expert transport planners have urged the government to abandon the project, which will entrench Transurban’s control of Victoria’s road network and worsen congestion across the inner-city.

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Kidsafe's Summer Tips

The excellent people at Kidsafe Victoria have released a warning and some tips about how we can keep kids safe over summer.

Number one on the list: don't leave kids alone in cars!

You can see their full media release below:

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Grattan St Traffic Changes

Grattan Street will be closed in both direction for around 300 metres from Royal Parade to Leicester Street for up to five years.

If you normally drive down Grattan, it might be a good time to switch to public transport or jump on a bike to get to work.

Keep up to date on the latest news on the Melbourne Metro Tunnel and how this will affect you as you move around Melbourne, with their full update below:

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#MelbourneBitesBack

The Minister for Home Affairs, Peter Dutton, had this to say about the good people of Melbourne:
People are scared to go out to restaurants of a night time because they are followed home by [youth] gangs...
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