Upfield Corridor Coalition

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  • Gandolfo Gardens trees axed despite vocal community protest

    February 5, 2020 by

    At 5am this monrning LXRP contractors John Holland and Active Tree Services moved in to Gandolfo Gardens with a dozen members of the Victoria Police. Despite some of the trees having possum nests, there were no wildlife officers present on site. Throughout the day trees were axed despite a vocal community presence.

  • Heatwave temporarily saves Gandolfo Gardens trees from the axe

    February 3, 2020 by

    Extremely hot weather saved Gandolfo Gardens last week from the chainsaw massacre directed by LXRP. Temperatures late last week reached the low to mid 40s, conditions far too dangerous to work outside. The irony is the mature trees they want to axe help reduce the temperatures in the local area micro-climate due to the shade… Read more

  • Stakeholder Consultation meeting cancelled due to protest

    February 1, 2020 by

    Report from our Facebook 29 January: Six police officers and three police cars called to expel one person from a community ‘consultation’ meeting. This evening, members of the Upfield Corridor Coalition attended Lizzie Blanthorn and the LXRP’s ‘Stakeholder Liaison Group’ (SLG). This is a closed, ‘consultation’ group involving a highly select number of individuals who… Read more

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