SESSION ONE - Liveable cities - the impact of WestConnex on our suburbs and city
Jude Page, President NSW Branch, Public Health Association of Australia
Jude Page is President of the NSW Branch of the Public Health Association of Australia. Jude has been involved in research and policy on the health impacts of urban planning and development focussing on the effects of pollution and impact of tolls on communities.
Mark Ely, CEO Newtown Business Precinct Association
President of the Newtown Precinct Business Association, local business owner with two businesses located on King Street, and a long term resident of Newtown.
Pauline Lockie, spokesperson, WestConnex Action Group
A spokesperson for the WestCONnex Action Group. Pauline had lived in St Peters less than 2 months before WestConnex told her they'd be forcibly acquiring her new home. Since then, she's worked tirelessly to highlight the negative impacts of the tollway, not only on her own neighbourhood, but also in terms of the liveability of our city.
Clr Alex Lofts, Deputy Mayor, Ashfield Council
Alex has lived in the Inner West since 1999 and is actively involved in resident action groups, community groups and sports groups. He the Chairperson of Ashfield council’s Aboriginal Consultative Committee and the Ashfield Youth Committee and Deputy Chairperson: Planning & Environment Committee.
Speakers from the floor