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…

Opposition Argues Roe 8 Despite Metronet Grants

Opposition Leader Mike Nahan and Melville Mayor Russel Aubrey attended a pro-Roe 8 rally this Thursday, where  supporters of the project gathered to protest the cancellation of the project. The protest’s petition gathered over 8000 signatures in support of starting the project up again. Mr Nahan attacked a number of the reasons that the McGowan…

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…

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…

Roe 8 Needs To Happen: Barnett

WA Premier Colin Barnett spoke out that the controversial Roe 8 highway will still need to be built but not in his term of government. During the press conference this Thursday, Mr Barnett mentioned Roe 8 during his response to WA Labor’s election promises. However, the Premier acknowledged that the 5 kilometres highway could cost…