Roe 8 Rehab is Underway!

After months of protests, arrests, and arguments from both sides of politics for the controversial project, rehab has started to the now closed Roe 8 construction site. 231 jobs have now been secured on other congestion-issues around Perth, marking the conclusion of a negotiation process by Labor to redeploy workers to other secure jobs. The…

EXCLUSIVE: Roe 8 Ramifications A Disaster For Murdoch Precinct

A new development in the Roe 8 saga has occurred. Murdoch University have revealed a plan to further develop the university site, but there may not be any access to the future site. The Mayor of Melville, Russell Aubrey says, “What we’re interested in is to be able to be free and live our lives…

Minister Ticks Off Roe 8

The Environment Minister Albert Jacob approved the construction of Roe 8, but with strict environmental process. Mr Jaobs Stated that technical construction methods will be used to protect wetland. He acknowledges that there will be friction within the community regarding the government’s decision. “I accept that there are people who are strongly behind it and people…

Nalder Faces Music Over Roe 8 Construction

Dozens of Cockburn residents front up Transport Minister Dean Nalder demanding the government to ditch the Perth Freight Link construction. The minister spoke with residents briefly yesterday afternoon at the front of him electoral office before departing. Mr Nalder told residents a definite answer will be given to them between August and September regarding the future…

Late Night Trains Are Here To Stay

The Transport Minister Dean Nalder has reversed the decision to scrap Perth’s late night trains after a huge public backlash. Mr Nalder called in a press conference this afternoon, justifying the reason behind his decision. “I’ve decided the right decision would be to continue the services and I’ve advised the Public Transport Authority accordingly,” Mr…

Special Walk To Understand What’s At Stake

CLICK on the player and watch video report on the “Evening News” Almost 25 local residents in Cockburn gathered for a special walk for a cause. Every week, residents joined together to walk along the proposed route for the Roe highway stage 8. No Roe 8 campaigner Kate Kelly said the weekly event’s aim is…

Delayed Airport Rail Plan Angers Opposition

The Labor Party has questioned the Barnett Government’s ability to deliver transport infrastructure after the Premier revealed possible changes to the airport rail route. It was one of the major election promises made by the Barnett Government during the state election campaign, but with their failing to reveal plans to the public it could now…

Roe 8 Construction Is A Travesty: Fran Logan

EXCLUSIVE: Approximately 100 Cockburn residents gathered at Bibra Lake to discuss their next move against Roe 8. Local residents are furious with the State and Federal government’s decision to spend $1.6 billion to extend the Roe Highway to Fremantle. Participants discussed methods of protests which include demonstrations, emailing politicians, and social media campaigns. State and Federal…

Cockburn Mayor Condemns Roe 8 Extension

Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett is against the expansion of Roe Highway saying “The City condemns the recent funding announcement by the Federal and State Governments to build 5km of road over the most pristine wetlands in WA.” “The funding announcement represents an utter disregard for the environment by overlooking existing administrative appeals lodged against the…