Save Altona’s Kindergartens!

Posted by on Jun 25, 2017 in Local News | 0 comments

Save Altona’s Kindergartens!

I support the retention and upgrade of the existing kindergartens in Altona and Seaholme.  They are wonderful kindergartens that serve our community well and are much loved by many of us.  Sadly, council has previously resolved to build an “Early Years Hub” in Altona and to make it viable they closed the Altona West Kindergarten last year (while I was not part of the council).  Now council officers have recommended that we close a further two kindergartens in Altona – the Altona Kindergarten...

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Westgate Tunnel

Posted by on Jun 25, 2017 in Local News | 0 comments

Westgate Tunnel

I support infrastructure including new roads, public transport (e.g. a new train station in Altona North), schools (a P-12 for Altona!), etc., and I really wanted to support the so-called Westgate Tunnel (formerly called the Western Distributor) but now that we know the real impacts of what is being proposed I have serious concerns about the project.  It is obvious the Westgate Tunnel (which is not an alternative to the Westgate Bridge) is designed to appease the concerns of Maribyrnong residents without any...

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Overdevelopment in Altona North

Posted by on Feb 26, 2017 in Local News | 0 comments

Overdevelopment in Altona North

At the council meeting on 14 February 2017 I voted against the significant overdevelopment of the former Dons site on Blackshaws Road, Altona North.  It is a large parcel of land, but 3000 dwellings consisting of multi-storey buildings as high as 6 storeys in an area with very little connectivity to public transport means its impact will be enormous on the local area, particularly on our traffic.  As a representative of the local community on the council, I could not in good faith support this development under...

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How To Vote for TONY BRIFFA

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Local News | 0 comments

How To Vote for TONY BRIFFA

          How to vote for Tony Briffa

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Election Newsletter

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Local News | 0 comments

Election Newsletter

My latest...

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Tony’s Election Policies

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in Local News | 0 comments

Tony’s Election Policies

Tony’s Election Policies My policies are well known by people who have followed my work during my years on the council, and some are now articulated on the following page: http://briffa.org/policies  The list of policies is by no means exhaustive, but gives an idea of who I am and what I stand for. With the late Dick Murdoch at the naming of a reserve in his honour. Tony in the Council Chamber before a council meeting A sign at the council welcoming over 100 local students to my environmental...

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