Congratulations to the Alphington group on this one!!
On Thursday, 18 June 2015, 19:27, Marion Gray
Dear Alphington Station Action Group members,
GREAT NEWS!!! THERE WILL BE NO DEVELOPMENT AT ALPHINGTON STATION!
See the email to us from Fiona Richardson MP, forwarded below.
The Northcote Leader newspaper will have a photo shoot at Alphington Station tomorrow (Friday) morning at 9.30am. Please try to be there if you possibly can … and pass the message on!
The Action Group is meeting with Fiona Richardson on Monday after work to hear the details. We will also be organising a celebratory get-together, so we will keep you posted.
In the meantime, thank you to everyone for all the hard work and support.
for the Alphington Station Action Group
Dear ASAG members,
Alphington Station carpark
I am extremely pleased to announce that the Labor Government will no longer be proceeding with VicTrack’s plans to develop the Alphington Station carpark.
The carpark will not be sold. It will not be turned into a development. It will remain a carpark for people catching the train, as it should.
The decision by the previous Liberal Government to put the site out for tender was a ludicrous one that would have been damaging for our local community. As a general rule, I believe that park and ride arrangements at train stations are a crucial part of getting people off our roads and onto our rail network. This is an effective way of reducing congestion, making our communities more liveable and our city more efficient.
It has been pleasing to see the community response to the previous proposal to sell the Alphington Station carpark. Our community has been united in its opposition to this proposal and rightly so. It has been my pleasure to advocate on your behalf and get the result that we have all been hoping for.
If you or anyone you know has any further questions regarding this issue please do not hesitate to contact me by phone at 9481 5777 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
All the best,