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Full house tonight at Richmond Town Hall for #Yarra @transport_forum #SpringSt
@KPMaltzahn setting Greens' agenda for #doncasterrail and more public transport. Supports @WalmerStBridge #Yarra @transport_forum #SpringSt
@rwynnemp discusses poorly planned #EWLink, damage inflicted upon local residents. Broader focus on @DanielAndrewsMP public transport projects + increased capacity + Metro Rail #Yarra @transport_forum #SpringSt
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#Livetweeting from #Manningham #NELink forum, where it's a full house, @tonybmorton currently providing background, talking about LA traffic issues, now explaining #inducedtraffic effect, especially when transport alternatives are poor
Now onto #NELink, origins in 1960s freeway plan, linking F18 / F19, prime objective making it 'easier' to drive into central Melbourne... then find a parking spot... Tony onto explaining the triple threat of #WestGateTunnel / #EWLink /#NELink
What's driving this massive road developments, despite poor BCR for #EWLink? @tonybmorton believes it's government allowing unsolicited proposals. And Transurban pushing their commercial interests
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Quickie thread: You are likely to see certain anti sex industry activists start putting forward arguments in favour of the Nordic Model, two rules of thumb: (i) Check the footnotes; (ii) Remember basic guides to academic references from first year university /1
Nordic Model advocates will link to the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women in Australia's document "Demand Change: Understanding the Nordic Approach to Prostitution" - if a student submitted this in one of my classes, they would fail.… /2
Of the 43 references in the report, only six are academic papers in peer reviewed journals (green) + 12 were gov reports (yellow) - the rest are websites, books and op-eds (blue) or deliberately misleading "journals" and "papers" which aren't what they seem (red) /3 #SpringSt
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Victoria's controversial bill to split the Country Fire Authority has been voted DOWN after the state opposition reneged on parliamentary pairing arrangements at the eleventh hour. #springst
For those playing at home - Liberal MPs Craig Ondarchie and Bernie Finn were provided a pairing for religious reasons - meaning two Labor MPs absented themselves from parliament.
BUT they walked back into the Legislative Council on Good Friday to vote against the changes. The bill was defeated 19-18.
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