Residents of the Inner West Sydney community, and many suburbs beyond to Penrith, lost a great activist for social and environmental justice, write Adrienne Shilling and Peter Hehir.
The NSW Coalition budget on June 21 locks in a wage cut for public sector workers, brings in a new land tax and further entrenches the privatisation of transport, reports Jim McIlroy.
Transurban, which manages toll roads including the M2, M5 and WestConnex, is being examined by a New South Wales government inquiry. John Goldberg reports.
Critics say the sale of the final 49% of the WestConnex tollway to a Transurban-led consortium is just another multi-billion-dollar public subsidy to big business. Peter Boyle reports.
The New South Wales government believes that there is nothing wrong with diluting toxic emissions from WestConnex into surrounding areas while claiming it is world’s “best practice”. Peter Hehir reports.
The NSW government, not local government, must be forced to remediate a community park near the largest traffic interchange in the southern hemisphere, argues Pip Hinman.
The NSW budget claims to be about job creation but entrenches cuts to public sector workers' pay while handing windfalls to private corporations, writes Jim McIlroy.
The NSW Premier made an election promise not to privatise any more state infrastructure. Peter Boyle reports on the government's sale of the last segment of the controversial and expensive tollway.
The ICAC inquiry has shown that NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian knew enough to know she should not completely know something. Jim McIlroy and Pip Hinman argue she should stand down.
Residents in several suburbs impacted by the rapidly expanding network of WestConnex roads and tunnels say their homes have suffered wall cracks and jamming doors. Peter Boyle spoke to Krish Patel from Sat-Scan about their findings linking the two.
Cracks in a block of units above where WestConnex is tunnelling has alarmed residents. Peter Boyle reports that anti-tollway campaigners say reports had identified the risk.
Despite promises to the contrary, the New South Wales government looks set to privatise the remaining 49% of the WestConnex motorway, reports Andrew Chuter.
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