No WestConnex mid-point tunnel site in Leichhardt

Sign our letter telling the Minister for WestConnex we don't want a damaging and dangerous tunnel site in Leichhardt.

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Dear Minister

As a member of the local community I believe that the previously proposed Darley Road site is patently unacceptable as a mid point tunnel location for WestConnex.

This mid point tunnel excavation site will remain for up to four years, with significant traffic and safety impacts both on residents and people across the inner west region.

Residents of Leichhardt do not want a drill site. We are highly concerned about the traffic and safety impacts both on local residents and people across the Inner West region. We therefore call on you to cancel any plans to drill at the Darley Road site in Leichhardt. 

This is yet another example of the kind of planning on the run which has been characteristic of the flawed WestConnex project since the start, and one more reason why it should be abandoned.

Yours sincerely,




Can you help further? Please click here for the paper Parliamentary petition to print out and share with your friends and neighbours



Who's signing

Josephine Wadlow-Evans
David Furley
Jennifer Lyndon
Donna-Marie Meyer
Peter Flaherty
Andrew Massie
Greg Jones
Genevieve Potts
Mark Fox
Steffi Leedham
Coral Wynter
Joan Greenwood
Antoine Huret
Sarah Cowl
Helen Jones
Floyd Gibson
Louise Pearson
Carolyn Ienna
Karen Gilles-Reid
Michele Waddell
Dione McDonald
Gwen Higgins
Stuart Hickson
Tegan Anthes
Katherine Delaney
Rosa Savoca
Vanessa Forrest

Will you sign?

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  • Josephine Wadlow-Evans
    signed 2017-04-21 17:05:26 +1000
    Bearing in mind there is no EIS for the tunnel and the Chief Scientist has based her findings on outdated data – what has to be remembered is that the CEO Dennis Cliche is liable under The Corporation’s Act OH&s and WHA there is abundant evidence to support that hundreds of people have been exposed to asbestos and ongoing toxic dust from site areas – but so far no-one has taken this on.
  • David Furley
    signed 2017-04-21 17:02:39 +1000
  • Jennifer Lyndon
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-09 12:46:07 +1000
    Sign the letter: No WestConnex tunnelling sites in Leichhardt
  • Jennifer Lyndon
    signed 2017-04-09 12:45:44 +1000
  • Donna-Marie Meyer
    signed 2017-04-05 20:05:03 +1000
    Shame we don’t get a say before it all comes to this point.

    It’s the same old story after the horse has bolted
  • Peter Flaherty
    signed 2017-04-05 13:36:49 +1000
    What a waste of money, those trackless trams would have been a smarter move, it would appear that some politicians are getting a kick back from developers
  • Andrew Massie
    signed 2017-04-05 11:38:07 +1000
    Planned Infrastructure is a part of city life, to gaining the best outcomes we should be looking at other large cities with successful road and transport achievements. West Connex fails to meet these criteria. The reckless use of vast amounts of public money for poor and unsustainable outcomes is a sad indictment of successive NSW state governments.
  • Greg Jones
    signed 2017-04-05 11:21:04 +1000
  • Genevieve Potts
    signed 2017-04-03 16:40:46 +1000
  • Mark Fox
    signed 2017-04-02 20:02:14 +1000
  • Steffi Leedham
    signed 2017-04-02 18:29:02 +1000
  • Coral Wynter
    signed 2017-04-02 18:02:57 +1000
    DR Coral Wynter
  • Joan Greenwood
    signed 2017-04-02 08:43:16 +1000
  • Antoine Huret
    signed 2017-04-01 20:32:05 +1100
  • Sarah Cowl
    signed 2017-04-01 10:26:16 +1100
  • Helen Jones
    signed 2017-04-01 10:14:06 +1100
    This road infrastructure is going to make traffic in the inner west worse, not better. Surely for this amount of money the trains could be improved with more frequent services etc which would encourage non-car transport options
  • Floyd Gibson
    signed 2017-04-01 09:47:41 +1100
  • Louise Pearson
    signed 2017-03-31 21:02:03 +1100
    Westconnex is a blight on our suburb and is delivered with no regard to the impact it places the community. There should be no tunneling site on Darby Road which can barely cope with the existing traffic. The government is deceptive and disrespectful to slowly unveil these increasing impacts on society. It is not that much harder to take the time to design things well and consider the welfare of others.
  • Carolyn Ienna
    signed 2017-03-31 19:32:27 +1100
  • Karen Gilles-Reid
    signed 2017-03-31 18:34:23 +1100
  • Michele Waddell
    signed 2017-03-31 18:18:05 +1100
  • Dione McDonald
    signed 2017-03-31 17:48:06 +1100
  • Gwen Higgins
    signed 2017-03-31 17:18:14 +1100
  • Gemma Pitcher
    published this page in Petitions 2017-03-31 16:37:50 +1100
  • Stuart Hickson
    signed via 2017-03-31 14:16:19 +1100
  • Tegan Anthes
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-03-31 14:13:41 +1100
    Sign the letter: No WestConnex tunnelling sites in Leichhardt
  • Tegan Anthes
    signed 2017-03-31 14:12:48 +1100
  • Katherine Delaney
    signed 2017-03-31 10:34:39 +1100
    I support strong opposition to this proposal for the site adjacent to Leichhardt high school which will:

    • Cause dust and constant noise pollution around the school, on the oval and in the school buildings and the quadrangle

    • Create safety issues with the masses of daily truck movements. Already the hundreds of children arriving and leaving the school are vulnerable on those narrow footpaths besides busy roads to accidents with cars – they don’t need the extra hazards of trucks.

    • Rob our students of proper use of their ONLY oval which will border the excavation site

    • Rob the local community of use of this same oval
  • Rosa Savoca
    signed 2017-03-30 20:51:46 +1100
  • Vanessa Forrest
    signed 2017-03-30 09:38:19 +1100