Darebin City Council invites you to attend a Community Transport Forum
Norfcote Town Hall (high street Norfcote on top of Ruckers hill)
Tuesday 10 September 2013
6:30 pm, for 7:00 pm start
Come along to hear more about the East-West Link, Trains Not Toll Roads, and Wrong Way Go Back advocacy campaigns to prioritise spending on public transport, which directly impacts our community.
Darebin Council will be launching an advocacy campaign for public transport upgrades and rail grade separation at the forum.
Forum panellists will include:
Kenneth Davidson, Senior Columnist, The Age
Professor Graham Currie, Monash University
Councillor Jackie Fristacky, Mayor, City of Yarra
The forum will be chaired by:
Councillor Tom Melican, City of Banyule, and Chair of Metropolitan Transport Forum
Cr Tom Melican, Chair of the Metropolitan Transport Forum who will Chair the evening
Kenneth Davidson, Senior Columnist from The Age
Prof. Graham Currie, Monash University
Cr Jackie Fristacky, Mayor of Yarra City Council
Cr Tim Laurence, Mayor of Darebin City Council
Further speaker details will be provided shortly.
Forum topics include:
- Views from key stakeholders on the East-West Link and transport spending priorities for Darebin and the wider metropolitan area
- City of Yarra campaign “Trains Not Toll Roads”, calling on the Victorian Government to prioritise the Metropolitan Rail project over the East-West Link
- Information on the “Wrong Way Go Back” campaign led by the Metropolitan Transport Forum, focusing on the Melbourne Metropolitan Rail Network Development Plan and delivery of West Link
- Launch of Darebin’s own transport campaign to promote the top priorities as identified by Council in March 2013: Reservoir grade separation, Bell Street grade separation and improved east west public transport connections
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