With the ink barely dry, the new draft planning strategy for Melbourne has been thrown into doubt after its Ministerial advisory panel resigned over key transport concerns. The panel’s chairwoman, Roz Hansen, has publicly denounced the government’s $6 billion to $8 billion east-west link and called for a state election to give Victorians a choice.
Listen to Professor Hansen’s comments to a Melbourne City Council meeting on Dec.10
12 minutes audio ; From Melb City Council Website – Future Melbourne Comittee.
Or read the associated article from the Age .
The recording above is an excerpt from the Melbourne City Council Meeting, where Roz Hansen points out that the East West link is not the number one priority for the City of Melbourne. Roz urges the Council to tell the CIS in their submission that in principle they do not support the East West link.