WestConnex was first revealed as a con as far back as 2008, when the then Labor state government attempted to bury a damning report on the project. It revealed that a tollway would cause more problems for the community than it was attempting to solve.
The Greens say the expected Federal cabinet announcement on a second airport at Badgerys Creek is a con job on the people of Western Sydney designed to boost developer profits using misleading claims about jobs growth and noise pollution http://bit.ly/1evX5a5.
The Australian Senate today passed a motion by Australian Greens spokesperson for Transport Senator Lee Rhiannon, noting the significant benefits of a majority Australian owned Qantas and calling on the government to seriously consider investing in the airline.
Today's threats from Tony Abbott to axe funding for Perth's rail projects, slash public service jobs, and rip billions in aid from the world's poorest people shows people must vote Greens in the Senate to maintain checks and balances.