Last Thursday a public forum was held at Vivo Café on George Street in the city, for people adversely affected by Sydney’s light rail construction. The forum was hosted by cafe owner, City of Sydney Councillor Angela Vithoulkas, whose business has been negatively impacted by the light rail project. Cr Vithoulkas announced that legal action seeking financial […]
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Thank you to everyone who attended the light rail action meeting on Wednesday 2nd August and shared their stories with Alan Jones. Every story we heard last night was heartbreaking, and it’s time for the government to listen to us. Alan said, “The voices that have been heard tonight will be faithfully and urgently represented.” I […]
You are invited to share your story about the impact of light rail construction on your business and local community with Australia’s No. 1 radio broadcaster, Alan Jones. While Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Minister Andrew Constance and others in NSW and Local Government refuse to admit there is anything wrong, we know the truth! Alan Jones […]
Last night 9 News Sydney revealed that the NSW Government are budgeting to spend an extra $34 million on light rail bureaucrats but not a cent to support small business – more businesses are coming forward each day seeking help – what will it take for someone to listen? For Gladys Berejiklian to say that “they” are going to have a […]
This morning, I spoke to Alan Jones about the devastating impacts that the light rail project has had on Sydney business owners. Listen to my interview with Alan below:
Local retail owners say that the construction of the $2.1 billion light rail project is destroying the viability of their businesses, with the NSW Government and City of Sydney facing backlash over these problems, reports Alt Media. The light rail is now due to be completed in early 2019, after construction suffering delay for the second time since […]
The SMH reports that construction of Sydney’s $2.1 billion light rail line along much of George Street in the central city has missed completion deadlines for the second time. Seven of 10 zones on George Street have failed to meet the latest completion dates – some by several months – for laying of tracks, curbs […]
I’m very disappointed that Councillors from the Clover Moore Team have once again failed to hear or truly understand the unprecedented level of pain, disruption and despair that many small business owners are experiencing due the impact of light rail and an increased level of construction right across the local Government area. At Monday night’s […]
The Federal Government’s recently announced National Innovation and Science Agenda reflects the City of Sydney’s focus on supporting technology startups and driving entrepreneurial growth. As part of the $1.1 billion package of reforms, the Agenda offers incentives to invest in startups including tax breaks and significant changes to insolvency laws. This means that it will […]
Here is the first of my opinion pieces about the impact of light rail construction from today’s Daily Telegraph. Read it below.