Many residents have been involved in the campaign to stop the East West tunnel in Melbourne, an $8-15 billion tollway project of Denis Napthine’s Coalition government.
One resident, Keith Fitzgerald, has lived in Collingwood for 70 years.
Fitzgerald told Green Left Weekly his grandparents had come over from Richmond in 1898 and settled in Collingwood. His father was born in Collingwood in 1900.
Fitzgerald has lived in the same house for 69 years but has received a letter saying it is likely to be requisitioned,