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Greens back Fund Our Future campaign for outer suburbs

The Australian Greens have thrown support behind a plan that ensures people living in the expanding outer suburbs of Australia’s capital cities have access to the same services of inner-city residents.

“Populations have exploded in the outer suburbs over the last decade, but there has been nowhere near the same growth in essential services for the residents of these suburbs,” said the Australian Greens spokesperson for sustainable cities Senator Scott Ludlam. 

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Perth Light Rail back on the tracks

Scott Ludlam 29 Sep 2015

The Barnett government should seize the opportunity presented by the shift in the Liberals senseless opposition to urban rail projects, and put Perth Light Rail back on the agenda, according to the Greens.

"Five years of hard work was brought undone when the Barnett Government dumped its election promise to build Max Light Rail. At the time, the loss of Federal funding was cited as the justification," Australian Greens Senator for WA Scott Ludlam said today.

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Government snubs investment in cycleways



Question No. 293

Senator Ludlam asked the Minister representing the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, upon notice, on 18 March 2014:

With reference to the 2013 State of Australian Cities Report, which found the proportion of journeys to work made by bicycle is now the highest it has been in 40 years, how will the Government support this shift.

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Scott speaks to ABC Perth about the city's Bike Network

Scott Ludlam 16 Nov 2012

Senator Scott Ludlam speaks to Geoff Hutchison on ABC 720's Morning Program about the Greens' ambitious plan to improve the safety, extent and use of the Perth Bike Network.

The Greens 2029 Perth Bike Plan is a costed package that will deliver around 6600km of safe, separated and well maintained bike lanes and paths across Perth by the year 2029.

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Barnett’s light rail promise: full of sound and fury, signifying nothing?

The Barnett Government's failure to include project funding for light rail in the State budget shows a lack of foresight, the WA Greens said today.

The Greens national spokesperson for transport, Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam, questioned whether the Barnett Government took the promise it made 18 months ago to bring light rail to Perth within a decade seriously.

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