On October 21, 80 people attended a public forum in Footscray organised by the Maribyrnong Action Group. Speakers discussed the health risks of diesel emissions and the ever increasing quantity of trucks passing through residential streets in Maribyrnong. A range of solutions were presented, from immediate curfew observance and extensions to shifting more freight onto trains.
The Last Valley
Directed by Peter Vaughan Capitol Theatre, 113 Swanston St, Melbourne November 14, 8pm entry $10/7conc. < >
Melbournes public transport system is in crisis despite a huge increase in subsidies since privatisation. Delays, cancellations and standing room only this is the reality for passengers across the system. And on top of the bad service, Melbourne has the most expensive fares of any Australian capital city.