Monthly Archives: September 2017

Wollert Rail Line Campaign

ACA Coffee and Chat Meeting 27 September 2017 Tony Francis The Wollert rail line submission (‘Case for Rail Line to Epping North/Wollert within 10 Years’) was emailed to the Victorian Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allen, on Monday 21st August 2017 with copies to MPs (including Bronwyn Halfpenny, Craig Ondarchie, Andrew Giles, the State Premier and Treasurer), Whittlesea Councillors, some … > More

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COMMUTE TRULY IS A DAILY NIGHTMARE

Whittlesea Leader 19 September 2017 Paul Shapiro I HITCHED a ride from Epping to the city during morning peak hour as part of National Nightmare Commute Day. It’s not something I want to do again. But, as they say, if you want to capture the story, then you have to live it, which is why I grabbed a lift with … > More

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Craig Ondarchie MP in Parliament enquires about Wollert rail line

Victorian Government Legislative Council Hansard 7 September 2017 Craig Ondarchie (Liberal, Northern Metropolitan Region) Mr ONDARCHIE (Northern Metropolitan) — My question is to the Minister for Public Transport and it regards the Aurora Estate in Epping North. When residents first looked at moving into the Aurora Estate in Epping North in 2002 the then Labor government promised them a whole lot of … > More

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Craig Ondarchie MP in Parliament queries Fibre To The Home on Aurora Estate

Victorian Government Legislative Council Hansard 7 September 2017 Craig Ondarchie (Liberal, Northern Metropolitan Region) Epping   Mr ONDARCHIE (Northern Metropolitan) — My adjournment matter tonight is for the Minister for Major Projects as the minister responsible for Development Victoria. I referred this matter on 10 August to the Minister for Planning in relation to his responsibilities around local areas, but he advised that … > More

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Epping North residents ready to fight for rail link

Northern Star Weekly 5 September 2017 Laura Michell Epping North and Wollert residents are calling on the state government to extend the train line to Wollert within 10 years. The Auroa Community Association recently re-established its transport working group to examine the transport issues plaguing Epping North and Wollert. The group has since made a submission to Public Transport Minister … > More

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Wollert train line running late

Whittlesea Leader 5 September 2017 Paul Shapiro Call to prioritise rail infrastructure as population boom looms   A RAIL line extension to Epping North and Wollert must be built within 10 years to cope with an expected population surge of more than 120,000 people, a community group says. The Aurora Community Association has created a submission calling for the longmooted … > More

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