Topic: nsw govt
Comment: The articles above indicate what is really going with ambitious (and we say not a little horsey) Verity Firth MP for the seat of Balmain. Firth is niece of ex MP Meredith Burgman in a recent post, and currently councillor at Sydney City Council as well as on the Senate of Sydney University.
She is undoubtedly working to facilitate Sydney University as the better class of developer to take over open access public space at Callan Park on the Habour in her electorate. She is seeking to mitigate the outrage of locals and environmentalists by the PR with infamous planning minister Sartor (pictured) and another site called Ballast Point.
Firth's other dubious performance relates to claiming air quality 'improvements' in the lead up to the hard fought 24 Nov '07 federal eelection. Meanwhile most transport and environment civil society groups know that she is merely endorsing her ALP masters's determination to ram through a $5B truck tunnel in the Marrickville/Leichhardt/Annandale area, as well as the bridge project in the article pictured above.
It's all fairly standard ALP big developer sleaze, which can only make air quality worse.