Blackheath Highway Action Group

Blackheath Highway Action Group
BAG was established in 2008 in response to the State and Federal Government announcement to upgrade the Great Western Highway between Mount Victoria and Lithgow.

The Blackheath Highway Action Group (‘BAG’) is a joint initiative of the Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre and the Blackheath & District Chamber of Commerce & Community.nWhilst BAG supports proposals that improve safety for road users, issues of particular concern are any proposal that would open up the Great Western Highway to larger trucks (25/6 m B-Doubles and 30m B-Doubles) which would have a negative impact on the whole Blue Mountains community. BAG continues to lobby the NSW and Federal Government to commit to a long term strategy for the movement of freight between Sydney and the Central West that would make better use of existing and planned rail infrastructure.nnBAG has approximately 200 supporters and includes representatives from the Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre, Blackheath & District Chamber of Commerce, Blackheath Rhododendron Festival, the Blackheath Public School Council, the Blackheath Mount Victoria RSL Sub-branch, the Blackheath Streetscape Group and Friends of Blackheath Pool and Memorial Park.

Amy Douglas-Baker 0423278917

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