- What do you know about the recent State government decision to build an East West Road Tunnel Link?
- What is your opinion?
Yarra Campaign: Trains not Tolls
Researching the Arguments AGAINST the Tunnel
- Read the text: 10 Reasons not to have the Tunnel and the information from the above leaflet at the Yarra Council website to understand the main arguments AGAINST the Tunnel
- View the videos below to help you research the Arguments AGAINST the tunnel.
- Use the Handout: Prepare to write a Discussion about the proposed East West Tunnel to summarise your arguments.
Video from our protest 12 June 2012Guest speaker, Adam Bandt, is the Federal Member for Melbourne in the Australian Parliament. Listen to his speech. What is Adam Bandt's view of the East West Tunnel?
Community protest at East West Link geotesting site, June 2012 from Carlton NLC on Vimeo.
Speech in Parliament about the East West TunnelIn May this year, Adam Bandt gave his opinion about the East West Tunnel proposal to the Federal Parliament. He says:
'Building more roads to relieve traffic congestion is like loosening your belt to cure obesity.'
Practice with Prepositions Part 2Here's a review of prepositions which follow adjectives: as with the first Prepositions Review slideshow, you can test yourself by reading the sentences out loud and choosing a preposition to fill the gap.
Then press Enter to move to the next slide to check your work. Read the sentence again with the correct preposition.