Monthly Archives: August 2017

Submission for Rail Line Extension to Epping North and Wollert within 10 Years

ACA Transport Working Group Submission 23 August 2017 Tony Francis On 21 August 2017 the Aurora Community Association sent an email to the Victorian Minister for Transport, Jacinta Allan, campaigning for a rail line extension to Epping North and Wollert within 10 years. Copies were sent to quite a number of others who might be interested or able to provide … > More

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Whittlesea Council plan for Wollert public transport corridor

Whittlesea Council Website 10 August Whittlesea Council Responding to travel and public transport challenges – our Road and Public Transport Plan   [Excerpts follow.] Public transport   We have a lack of coverage, reliability and frequency of service in the current public transport network. Expansion of the network must occur so that services meet the demands of the community including: … > More

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Population still booming

Whittlesea Leader 8 August 2017 Josh Barnes Growth surge over decade highlights need for infrastructure   THE population in Whittlesea has surged by more than 60 per cent in a decade and shows no sign of slowing down, recent figures suggest. Population growth figures released by the Bureau of Statistics reveal Whittlesea was the second fastest growing municipality in the … > More

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Four-car homes on the rise

Whittlesea Leader 8 August 2017 Josh Barnes Census data reveals 40,000 households relying on multiple vehicles to live in outer suburbs   AN INFLUX of traffic on Whittlesea roads is being driven by the rise of four-car homes. New Census data shows that Whittlesea properties are among the state’s leaders for multi-car dwellings, with 4569 households owning four or more … > More

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Access Denied in the News 2012-2016

Whittlesea Leader (mostly), Northern Star Weekly, Northern Weekly 2012-2016 Katrina Hinschen, Cheryl Balfour, Melissa Merret, Laura Michel, Sue Hewitt et al The following articles and announcements are mainly from The Whittlesea Leader over the period 2012 to 2016. They relate to the Access Denied transport campaign, covering its origins and challenges and the substantial amount of work to win government … > More

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