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ETC continues to advocate for Rowville Rail

By | 2018-09-12T11:42:17+00:00 August 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

One of the Eastern Transport Coalition's key priorities is the delivery of Rowville Rail, a piece of infrastructure that has been discussed for almost 50 years. The Eastern Transport Coalition welcomes the $475 million commitment in the Federal Budget to facilitate part of this project and the $3 million allocated in the State Budget to [...]

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Briefing the Greens

By | 2018-08-28T14:39:56+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

This morning the ETC had the opportunity to brief the Greens spokesperson for Transport and Member for Eastern Metropolitan, Samantha Dunn MP, on the ETC's campaign and policies. We also passed on some of the issues you (who have joined the campaign) have raised in emails and comments about buses and trains in the east. [...]

ETC engage with Metro Trains

By | 2018-08-28T14:44:34+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Last night the ETC held our monthly meeting at Knox City Council and we were joined by Huw Millichip, the General Manager for Network Development and Integration at Metro Trains. It was a great opportunity for us to better understand how Metro is working to improve the Belgrave and Lilydale line for our residents in [...]

Cr Bill Bennett campaigning for buses in the east

By | 2018-07-19T17:32:07+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

This morning ETC's Cr Bill Bennett (City of Whitehorse) braved the cold and campaigned at the bus area of Mitcham station to brief commuters on ETC's bus campaign. Melbourne's bus network isn't working.. By coming together we can show politicians that bus commuters in our region won't be ignored at this year's election! Join our [...]

Cr Roz Blades from Dandenong campaigning for buses

By | 2018-07-19T17:26:38+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The other day our Councillor Roz Blades from Greater Dandenong was out and about handing out ETC bus flyers, encouraging commuters to join our bus campaign. Because Melbourne's bus network isn't working... It's time for our decision-makers to commit to a transformative investment in buses in the east. If you want better bus services, more [...]

The Eastern Transport Coalition brief David Hodgett MP

By | 2018-07-19T17:20:40+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

ETC welcomed the opportunity today to brief the Member for Croydon and Shadow Minister for Roads and Infrastructure, David Hodgett MP, on the ETC's campaign and policies. If you want to join our campaign, sign up here ww.etc.org.au/trains

World class trail destination in the east

By | 2018-07-19T17:13:03+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Yarra Ranges Council (which is part of ETC) and their project partners have a vision to create a world class mountain biking trail network, located in Warburton, on Melbourne’s eastern edge. Combining Warburton’s scenic natural environment and village atmosphere, with the Warburton Mountain Bike Destination would promote a healthy community and put Warburton on the [...]