Rethink The Link was a community run campaign started in early 2015 as a response to the sudden creation of the Perth Freight Link (PFL) project by the state and federal governments. Rethink The Link believed there was a better solution to the proposed Perth Freight Link and the raft of economic, environmental and social impacts it would have on the WA community.

Our goal was to convince the governments to rethink their commitment to the Perth Freight Link in the current form and consider an alternative sustainable transport solution. With the election result on March 11th this goal was achieved.

Rethink the Link is part of an alliance of over 30 groups and 5 Local Governments that oppose the Perth Freight Link.

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Save Beeliar Wetlands are a rapidly growing group of dedicated campaigners that has been fighting to preserve Bibra Lake and North Lake from Roe Highway Stage 8 development for decades.

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Community Notice Rregarding Works Starting Monday 22nd May

After weeks of work negotiating in the govt appointed Rehabilitating Roe 8 Working Group, Cockburn Community Wildlife Corridor association have helped ensure works will start on Monday for weed management as well as the removal of asbestos, mulch, unnessasary limestone paths and some of the temporary fences from Monday 22nd May.
CCWC have asked that all the temporary fences be removed and that, where required to enable the protection of regrowth, new lower fences be replaced along perimeters of the sites. The new fencing when installed will allow locals to once again access the bushland.
A new website for information is rehabilitatingroe8.org
The contentious issue of the area near the Kwinana Freeway being now included in a Murdoch Drive Connection road project is still to be played out.

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Planning Failures of the Perth Freight Link by Peter Newman

Dr Peter Newman is the Professor of Sustainability at Curtin University This presentation focuses on the flaws in the planning processes for the Perth Freight Link, in particular Roe 9.

Health and Diesel Particulates at the Roe 9 Tunnel Exit by Sajni Gudka

Dr Sajni Gudka is Assistant Professor, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia Sajni’s presentation focuses on the health impacts for people living and working at the northern end of the Roe 9 Tunnel.

The Case for the Outer Harbour by Cameron Edwards

This is a presentation by Cameron Edward, a corporate and infrastructure advisor with decades of experience in infrastructure, industrial and port developments.

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