In the news

Pauline Lockie has spoken out hundreds of times on behalf of our community about WestConnex, development on Parramatta Road, sustainable cities, compulsory acquisitions, anti-protest laws and more. Here are a few highlights of her work.

Op-ed pieces 

The human toll of Mike Baird’s WestConnex | The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) | Oct 2016

WestConnex spruikers won’t stop the spin | SMH | Jun 2016

Public transport: better than motorways, and not just for congestion | Green Left Weekly | Jun 2016

Federal funding for WestConnex | AltMedia | Jun 2016 

Radio 

WestConnex health and safety breaches | 2RRR RadioActive | Mar 2017 

Meeting with Mike Baird | Radio SkidRow | Dec 2016

NSW compulsory acquisitions | 2UE | Aug 2016

Talking WestConnex with Wendy Harmer | ABC702 | Mar 2016 

WestConnex New M5 design revealed | ABC702 | Sep 2015 

TV

Train timetable | 9 News Sydney | Sep 2017 

Right road? | 9 News Sydney | Aug 2017

Dumping ground | 9 News Sydney | Jun 2017

WestConnex Euston Rd plans | Ten Eyewitness News | Apr 2017

WestConnex questions | 9 News | Feb 2017

Parramatta Road development plans | 9 News | Nov 2016 

Compulsory acquisition reforms | Ten Eyewitness News | Oct 2016

March Against Baird protest in Sydney | ABC News | May 2016 

Residents hold fears for WestConnex | 7 News | Sep 2015

WestConnex project forces dozens of residents to leave within 12 months | ABC News | Jan 2015

Print / digital

Investors demand more WestConnex detail as M4-M5 link EIS submissions close | AFR | Oct 2017

Residents urge action, not bluster, on WestConnex | Green Left Weekly | Oct 2017

Mayhem in Marrickville | AltMedia | Oct 2017

Inner west Labor-Liberal pact | AltMedia | Sep 2017

Labor wins inner west mayoralty after power-sharing deal with Liberals | SMH | Sep 2017

Development under threat as power shifts | Daily Telegraph | Sep 2017

Independents day or reckoning in the inner west | AltMedia | Sep 2017

WestConnex pollution on the rise | AltMedia | Aug 2017

Independents running for Inner West Council snag high-profile support | Inner West Courier | Jul 2017

WestConnex: The stink of controversy that fails to go away | The Guardian | Jul 2017

Horrible stench shows lack of empathy for locals | AltMedia | Jun 2017

WestConnex works stench | SMH | Jun 2017

Changing suburbs | House & Garden | May 2017 

WestConnex: bitter battles mark the road to Australia's urban future | The Guardian | Apr 2017 

Parramatta Rd: Boulevard of broken budgets | AltMedia | Apr 2017

WestConnex road widening triggers need to insulate apartments in inner Sydney | SMH | Mar 2017

Contractors ordered to fix 'rotten egg' smell at WestConnex site after St Peters residents complain | SMH | Mar 2017

Terrible ‘rotten egg’ smells coming from St Peters interchange construction site puts WestConnex on the nose | IWC | Mar 2017

WestConnex wasting public money with AFL team sponsorship, critics say | The Guardian | Mar 2017 

Auditor slams $3.5b WestConnex funding | news.com.au | Feb 2017 

Asbestos clouds WestConnex’s reputation | AltMedia | Feb 2017 

Mike Baird resignation | ABC | Jan 2017

WestConnex: Richard Moras fed up with workers wrongly identifying his St Peters house to be demolished | news.com.au | Jan 2017

Compulsory acquisitions owners get more time, money but fairness questions remain | SMH | Oct 2016

Thousands turn out to force 'Casino' Mike Baird's hand on lock out, CSG, WestConnex, and councils | New Matilda | May 2016

Opposition to WestConnex grows as council blocks contractors from streets | SMH | Apr 2016

Baird government labelled 'secret state' as information increasingly blocked | Sun-Herald | Feb 2016

Clean-up of asbestos on WestConnex site in St Peters under scrutiny | SMH | Sep 2015

Residents offered far below market value for homes needed for WestConnex, lawyer says | SMH | Jul 2015 

Haberfield and Homebush set for pollution stacks as M4 East Tunnel plans revealed | SMH | Jun 2015

‘It beggars belief’: St Peters family told they could lose home to WestConnex acquisitions | Inner West Courier (IWC) | Nov 2014 

 


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