Category Archives: Federal

Greens Slam EIS ‘Inaccuracies’

Greens spokesperson for the Lower Blue Mountains, Joel MacRae, has slammed the Western Sydney Airport Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and called for it to be withdrawn, or its consultation period extended, forthwith.

“Recent revelations that the EIS fudged the carbon emission numbers mean its credibility has to come under serious question.

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Liberal Party Deceit Over Airport

Failed Prime Minister Tony Abbott sought to ‘slip around’ UNESCO when he announced the second Sydney Airport in April 2014.

Knowing full well how adjacent Badgerys Creek was to the Blue Mountains World Heritage Site (8 kms), Abbott pushed ahead with his bald announcement to develop the site for Airport purposes. The Murdoch media immediately became a cheer-squad for rapid development so that opposition could be steamrolled.

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Why We Must Stop Badgerys Creek Airport

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The madness of building yet another carbon-belching airport in the Sydney Basin is becoming more apparent every day, as more and more requirements to make it work become clear and the underlying environmental hazards are spelled out. At worst we will get an aerial rubbish dump with inadequate  infrastructure and a drain on the public purse, at best 24/7 additional air and noise pollution with questionable jobs benefit and a massive increase in vehicular traffic density in western Sydney and the Blue Mountains…

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Joel McRae and Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon discuss Badgerys Creek

Badgerys Creek – Have Your Say

Joel McRae and Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon discuss Badgerys CreekThe Blue Mountains Greens are urging all residents in the Blue Mountains to make submissions on the Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek, demanding the rejection of an airport at the site, and calling for immediate development of High Speed Rail.

Senator Lee Rhiannon and Joel MacRae, Greens spokesperson for the Lower Blue Mountains, met concerned local residents to discuss ways the Blue Mountains Community can continue the campaign against the airport. Continue reading