On Monday 8th October 2018, the Victorian State Government announced that an Environmental Effects Statement (EES) would be required for the AGL Gas Import Jetty Project and the APA Crib Point to Pakenham Gas Pipeline Project. The EES will investigate the potential environmental, community and cultural impacts of the project including impacts on native vegetation, wildlife, marine life and Aboriginal cultural heritage.
People gathered outside the Frankston Arts Centre tonight. Premier Daniel Andrews and Opposition Leader Matthew Guy met in the only public debate of the 2018 State Election campaign. Frankston is a key marginal seat and the second most tightly-held electorate in Victoria. Continue reading “Rally Outside Victorian Election Debate at Frankston”
As the election is coming up, we’ve tried to assemble the best information we can to help you make a decision. We’ll update this guide as election day approaches, so it may be a good idea to bookmark it. Save Westernport does not favor any particular party, but feel it is good to ask candidates what they think about issues that matter, and report back.
We’ll start with the Environment Victoria Election Scorecard, which is a great party-by-party overview of their environmental position, then include information from our own candidate surveys. We asked the same questions of everybody. Unlike the others, the Greens provided an extensive reply to our questions. Publishing it here is not an endorsement, as all parties had a similar chance to respond. If we get additional responses, we’ll update this article. Continue reading “Election Guide 2018”
You have until 5:00pm on Wednesday 24 October 2018 to email submissions against the AGL Gas Import Jetty Project and APA Crib Point to Pakenham Gas Pipeline.