The Federal Liberal Government together with the State Government is planning a toll highway through Perth’s southern suburbs from Kwinana Fwy to Fremantle Port via Fremantle and East and North Fremantle. It will destroy 97ha of North and Bibra Lakes’ sensitive wetlands, cut down significant trees and bushland in Coolbellup, Hamilton Hill and Hilton and close many local roads.
The 1.6 billion dollar tollway would be WA’s first user pays highway, with the Federal Govt kicking in nearly 0.9 billion dollars of Federal money tied to the sale of WA State assets.
As Roe 8 is currently subject to an environmental appeals process which is still ongoing, the Save Beeliar Wetlands group calls on the WA State Government to take a step back and publicly reconsider the wider picture of freight transport movement in the metropolitan area.
Please join us on TUESDAY 20th of MAY at the BIBRA LAKE URBAN FARM 7.30PM to find out how you can help and to show your support for our campaign.