Monthly Archives: February 2016

Last chance to object to ATP (over)development.

Submissions on the Mirvac proposal to build two enormous buildings at the ATP close on Monday the 29th.

You can lodge an objection at the Major Projects website. Objections don’t have to be long. Continue reading

ATP Objections close 29/2

Your opportunity to lodge an objection to the “Australian Technology Park Redevelopment” closes 29 February.

The redevelopment will see more than 10,000 jobs move to the ATP, in a small number of giant buildings, with no significant increase in parking or other measures yet announced to help people get to these jobs.

ARAG will be lodging an objection, and we encourage you to do so too. Continue reading

Slides from the last ARAG meeting

Here are the slides from the last ARAG meeting.

If you want to know more about how the redevelopment of the ATP will affect you, have a read.

You can use points from these slides as the basis for an objection.

ARAG meeting Wednesday: ATP, WestConnex, Alexandria Sunday Fun Day

The next meeting of the Alexandria Residents Action Group is 7pm this Wednesday, 10 February, at Alexandria Town Hall, Garden St.

On the agenda:

Save Sydney Park – Audit WestConnex!

The Australian Senate has called for an audit of WestConnex.

You can too. Continue reading

The ‘westCONnex Payment Plan’

Just how much money is involved in paying for westCONnex?

The original business case for westCONnex stated a project cost of $10 billion.

An updated business case for westCONnex was released in November 2015.

So now, the stated project cost for westCONnex is $16.812 billion. That’s a massive cost blowout of 68.12%, and that’s before any project milestones have been achieved.

Expect the cost to blow out much further during the course of the project.

But how much, really, is $16.812 billion? Continue reading