“killing us softly with your pong”

“$$$ + politics = over development”

Graffiti on this hoarding in front of one of the many high rise apartment buildings that are being built along Victoria Road, Gladesville expresses some of the rage, disgust and grief that people are feeling about the rampant, unsympathetic over-development in our midst.

Would you choose to live smack bang on this footpath, inhaling toxic fumes, and hearing trucks roar past interminably?


The authors have attributed blame to Hunters Hill and Ryde Councils, which actually have very limited capacity to influence outcomes since the NSW government changed the planning rules.  Anthony Roberts, member for Lane Cove and Minister for Housing, Planning and Special Minister of State has his electoral offices just a few blocks down the road.