2021 Blog Posts - A Work In Progress

Hi Followers and Visitors This website is a Work in Progress with posts from various locations being brought into the one place. 2018 Posts have all been transferred across. While 2019, 2020 and 2021 are in the process of being transferred to this site Currently there are many posts on my Facebook Page www.facebook.com/Michael.Independent While other Posts are on various separate Online Petition siteslike Extend the South West Rail Link from Leppington to the Airport (Formerl

2020 Blog Posts - Work In Progress

Hi Followers and Visitors This website is a Work in Progress with posts from various locations being brought into the one place. 2018 Posts have all been transferred across. While 2019, 2020 and 2021 are in the process of being transferred to this site Currently there are many posts on my Facebook Page www.facebook.com/Michael.Independent While other Posts are on various separate Online Petition siteslike Extend the South West Rail Link from Leppington to the Airport (Formerl

2019 Blog Posts - Work In Progress

Hi Followers and Visitors This website is a Work in Progress with posts from various locations being brought into the one place. 2018 Posts have all been transferred across. While 2019, 2020 and 2021 are in the process of being transferred to this site Currently there are many posts on my Facebook Page www.facebook.com/Michael.Independent While other Posts are on various separate Online Petition siteslike Extend the South West Rail Link from Leppington to the Airport (Formerl

81 The Ministers Reply to Paper Petitions

Dec 31, 2018 — Good Afternoon Fellow Residents, Commuters and Petition Supporters On this New Years Eve I would like to share with you the replies received from the Hon Andrew Constance MP - Minister for Transport and Infrastructure to the 5 Paper Petitions lodged via the 5 local Members of Parliament. You can download all of the Petitions and the replies in PDF format individually using the Links below Paul Lynch MP for Liverpool https://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/la/peti

74 WHY Paper Petitions and why so many?

Nov 1, 2018 — Good Morning Fellow Residents, Commuters and Petition Supporters You May have seen me at Edmondson Park, Glenfield or Holsworthy Stations Last week and then at Leppington Station this week collecting Signatures on Paper Petitions and many have asked WHY when over 7000 people have signed the Online Petition already. The answer is in NSW Legislation - technically the Online Petition doesn't count in Parliament. ( you can read the rules here https://www.parliame

72 WHAT WILL IT TAKE? Perhaps a Paper Petition and a Couple of Rallies?

Oct 29, 2018 — Good Afternoon Fellow Residents, Commuters and Petition Supporters URGENT ACTION REQUIRED A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who has Signed the Online Car Parking Crisis Petition. We Passed the 7000 mark last Week. PAPER PETITION DEADLINE IS THE 19TH NOVEMBER I only found out on Friday that Parliament breaks up on the 22nd November for Christmas and the Elections and it won't resume until AFTER the election in March 2019. Therefore I have set a DEADLINE to get 4 dif

68 'It hits a nerve': the politicisation of the population debate

In order to cope with the pressure of an ever increasing population the answer is to build the critical infrastructure needed: high-density housing, better roads and public transport, hospitals and schools. And provide adequate Car Parking at the train stations. #MoreParkingNow 13/10/2018 Bob Birrell is no stranger to controversy. The 80-year-old, Princeton-qualified academic, has spent most of his career warning of the pitfalls of what he sees as too-rapid population gr

57 Miranda Devine Article - Commuters driven Parking Mad

18th Sept 2018 Good Afternoon Fellow Residents , Commuters and Petition Supporters Miranda Devine has written an article in the Daily Telegraph last week about the Car Parking Crisis faced by Commuters around Sydney and she is asking the NSW State Government to provide more Multi Level Carparks. Miranda states in her article things like - "You can't find a spot after 6.30am, Commuter carparks are often the only way to access public transport and that current solutions a

52 Ch 9 News Video and Ongoing Commitment

6th September 2018 Channel Nine News reports on the Car Parking Crisis Nine News report from the 6th September 2018 on the Car Parking Crisis affecting Edmondson Park Station, Leppington Primary School and Leppington Stations as a result of the Petition that I started in March 2018 calling for #MoreParkingNow and which the NSW State (Liberal) Government has ignored since early 2016. Petition Update https://www.change.org/p/increase-commuter-parking-at-edmondson-park-and

46 Leppington Station Extra Spaces Announced???

Aug 3, 2018 — Good morning Fellow Residents, Commuters and Supporters Greetings from Nesebar in Bulgaria In response to an article in the Liverpool Champion on 23rd July 2018 see following link https://www.liverpoolchampion.com.au/story/5541603/plans-worth-12m-opposed/ I posted this comment on my Facebook page on the 31/7/18. When you sit down and think about it you have to ask WHY ARE INVESTIGATIONS NECESSARY WHEN BOTH EDMONDSON PARK AND LEPPINGTON STATIONS ARE L

41 NO Real commitment from the LIBERAL PARTY

Jul 3, 2018 — Good Morning Fellow Residents, Commuters and Supporters Greetings from Barcelona Airport (waiting for my Flight back to Belgrade Serbia) Well a bit has happened over the last two weeks or so with the NSW State Budget being brought down and I am Disappointed but NOT Surprised that there has been No real Commitment from The NSW Liberal Government to provide Multi Level Parking at Edmondson Park or Leppington Stations. AFTER the Photo Opportunity Stop by the N

40 NSW Budget Story + Article Links

The NSW BUDGET is littered with small sweeteners but does it include multi level Carparks at Edmondson Park and Leppington Stations ? The major commitment to increasing transport options in Sydney’s southwest comes as Transport Minister Andrew Constance sings of a $14.4 billion public transport fund across the state. Link to Telegraph Article https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/the-express/nsw-budget-major-money-for-southwest-sydney-roads-and-rail/news-story/584f9

39 NSW BUDGET, NEWSPAPER LINKS AND UPDATE LINKS

Jun 19, 2018 — Good Afternoon Fellow Residents, Commuters and Supporters Greetings from Madrid, Spain. I wonder IF I have done ENOUGH to get the Attention of the Local State MP's and the Minister ? (It's seems that it will take more than this so far). I have been reading up on the NSW State Budget and while there are numbers flying around there has been nothing concrete that I have read so far indicating that the State Government has set aside any funds for Multi Level C

38 Transport for NSW and LCC replies

Jun 16, 2018 — Good morning Fellow Residents, Commuters and Supporters Greetings from Madrid in Spain where the #MoreParkingNow Campaign Continues. TRANSPORT FOR NSW - A STANDARD DISAPPOINTING RESPONSE Dear Mr Andjelkovic Thank you for your letters dated 6th and 7th May 2018 regarding car parking at Edmondson Park and Leppington. Below I have addressed the comments and questions you raised. Transport for NSW is committed to improving access to the rail network, and is cu

34 FULL 10 Minute Car Parking Crisis Video

8th June 2018 FULL Car Parking Crisis at Edmondson Park & Leppington Video Clip (10.00 mins). PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO WATCH IT ALL THE WAY THROUGH. TO ALL SUPPORTERS WHO SIGNED THE CAR PARKING CRISIS PETITION PLEASE - SHARE SHARE SHARE - Lets get this information out there. Introduction starts from 00.00 Edmondson Park Issues and Edmondson Park Station Interviews start from 01:17 mark Leppington Primary School Interviews start from 04:00 mark Leppington Station Issues and

33 Closing address Car Parking Crisis Video 5 of 5

8th June 2018 Closing Address Video 5 of 5 This is my Closing Address with regard to the Car Parking Crisis Petition PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO WATCH IT ALL THE WAY THROUGH. TO ALL SUPPORTERS WHO SIGNED THE CAR PARKING CRISIS PETITION PLEASE - SHARE SHARE SHARE - Lets get this information out there. This Video shows the extent of the Commuter Car Parking Crisis and lack of parking at both Edmondson Park railway station. There are 5 Parts in this Video Series. 1) The Introduction

30 Edmondson Park Station Car Parking Crisis VIDEO 2 of 5

8th June 2018 Video 2 of 5 Edmondson Park Station Video Interviews VIDEO 2 OF 5 This Video Focuses on the Issues and Problems around Edmondson Park Station. PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO WATCH IT ALL THE WAY THROUGH. TO ALL SUPPORTERS WHO SIGNED THE CAR PARKING CRISIS PETITION PLEASE - SHARE SHARE SHARE - Lets get this information out there. This Video shows the extent of the Commuter Car Parking Crisis and lack of parking at both Edmondson Park railway station. There are 5

29 Car Parking Campaign Intro Car Parking Crisis Video 1 of 5

8th June 2018 VIDEO 1 - INTRODUCTION Youtube Video Link THIS IS THE INTRODUCTION TO THE FULL 10 MINUTE VIDEO REGARDING THE CAR PARKING CRISIS AT EDMONDSON PARK and LEPPINGTON STATIONS. THIS Video has been produced to Support the PETITION that Demonstrates the "WILL" of the residents and commuters of South Western Sydney AND Call's on Andrew Constance MP as Minister for Transport and Infrastructure to provide Multi Level Car Parks at Edmondson Park and Leppington Train

28 Professional Car Parking Crisis Videos Released

Jun 8, 2018 — Good Afternoon Fellow residents, Commuters and Supporters (Greetings from Serbia) THE FIRST VIDEO (of a series of 5 ) ON THE CAR PARKING CRISIS HAS BEEN RELEASED and YOU CAN USE THE LINK BELOW https://www.facebook.com/Michael.Independent/videos/1134696173335460/ I would like to say a HUGE Thank you to Tommy from Vast Digital Media without whose creative genius and assistance the Videos for the Car Parking Crisis would not have been possible. Visit the Vast Di

26 Liverpool Council Meeting Presentation 30th May 2018

May 31, 2018 — Good Morning Fellow Residents, Commuters and Supporters Below is the email sent to Liverpool Mayor Wendy Waller and CEO Ms Fishburn which summarises my Presentation to Liverpool Council on Wednesday 30th May 2018. Good Morning Mayor Waller and Ms Fishburn Thank you for the opportunity to address the Liverpool City Council Meeting on the 30th May 2018 with regard to ITEM COM 4 (See Link http://liverpool.infocouncil.biz/Open/2018/05/CO_20180530_AGN_336_AT.ht