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NRMA's Sydney Harbour contest

By ANDREW CHUTER The upcoming NRMA election of directors is shaping up to be a referendum on the WestConnex tollroad, says one of the two candidates contesting the Harbour Region. Mr Peter Hehir, a retired construction manager, film actor and anti-tollroad activist, is standing against Mr Tim Trumper, who is the director of the Harbour […]

That sinking feeling…

BY PETER HEHIR The banner below the Sunday Telegraph masthead screams “YOU DECIDE. SPECIAL EDITION”. Yeah right… Shorten has been torpedoed. And News Corp and the right-wing media had absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with polluting the hearts and minds of the voting public. Given the extent of fact distortion in the media, the misrepresentation […]

Opinion: Is WestConnex in the shite?

BY PETER HEHIR Perhaps the title of this article refers to the public perception of WestConnex? The fact that many people are aware that WestConnex won’t solve Sydney’s traffic problems, that it will actually worsen the chaos, is something that is now accepted by an ever-growing number of Sydneysiders. Or maybe it’s the fact that […]

An Infrastructure Royal Commission?

By Peter Hehir Governments are elected to act in the best interests of not only those who have voted for them but to ensure that legislation is enacted that serves the needs of the community as a whole. Unfortunately here in NSW exactly the opposite has happened. NSW infrastructure planning has evolved over recent years […]

Fix NSW: The list goes on…

By Peter Hehir The State of NSW is really hurting and is sorely in need of repair. Just about everything that Glad the Impaler and her predecessor have had their hands on, has turned to shit. The assault on public institutions, from TAFE, to prisons and hospitals, to local councils, transport and the energy grid; […]