Department of Transport (DoT) RRL Web Site
This is the official Department of Transport RRL site. It has background information about the project, some maps for the track route and information on how you can make a submission regarding the project.
Indicative Track Alignment Maps (DoT)
View the latest maps showing the indicative positioning of the new RRL lines.
RRL Publications (DoT)
Publications and fact-sheets from the RRL project web site.
Direct RRL Contact Information
The main RRL Project contact number is: 1800 107 925
For RRL information in other than English:
Please feel free to contact Donna at any time via:
The Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009 (MTPF Act) came into operation on 1 November 2009. The Act aims to create a 'one stop shop' for assessment, approvals and delivery of major transport projects in Victoria. The Department of Planning and Community Development administers the integrated assessment and approvals processes under the Act on behalf of the Minister for Planning.
Environmental Law Online: Summary of Major Transport Projects Facilitation ActSlater and Gordon
This Act allows the Victorian Premier to recommend projects that are of economic, social or environmental significance to the Governor in Council that a project be declared a “major transport project”.
Below is the list of lawyers who have attended FFRR meeting.
Ben and Carita supported residents for preparing submissions.
- Roger Batrouney - 9689 7000 / firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ben Hardwick - 9602 6813 / email@example.com
- Carita Kazakoff - 9602 8617 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew has attended some meetings including the submission workshop.
- Andrew Blogg - 8600 6036 / 0413 154 511 / Fax 8600 6070
For their brochure on compulsory acquisition, please click here
Rhodie and Tom have attended a meeting together with a property valuer.
- Rhodie Anderson - 9321 7832 / 0419 350 506 / Fax 9321 7900
- Tom Callander - email@example.com
RRL Community Reference Group (CRG)
Contact our local community representative on this group, Mr Hugh Oates. Hugh is a resident of Buckley St and a member of the FFRR group (here's Hugh in the Maribyrnong Weekly).
Save Railway Place are a community action group fighting for responsible decision-making on the Regional Rail Link route through Footscray. They are campaigning for the government to choose a route for the Regional Rail Link that protects Footscray homes, communities, heritage and parklands.
Regional Rail Link - Wikipedia
A Wikipedia entry describing the RRL project, it's history, route and related controversies.
Rail Geelong Web Site - Footscray Station
Sydenham Line - Wikipedia
Goods train heading away from Middle Footscray toward West Footscray station, past some of the houses earmarked for compulsory acquisition.