MTF Merri-bek FORUM

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Tuesday 4 October 2022
6.30 pm – 8.00 pm
Brunswick Town Hall

Join local candidates in the State election to discuss transport issues in Merri-bek, including Brunswick.

Organised by the Metropolitan Transport Forum and hosted by the City of Merri-bek, the participants will discuss many local transport issues including:

> frequency and reliability of trains on the Upfield Line;

> better bus services especially at night and on Sundays;

> more level access tram stops to boost accessibility for all, particularly on Sydney Road Tram Route 19;

> funding of local cycling infrastructure.

Chaired by MTF Chairperson Jonathan Marsden, the panel of invited speakers includes:

> Tim Read MLA Brunswick

> Fiona Patten MLC Northern Metro Region

> Evan Mulholland, Liberal candidate for Northern Metro Region

> Mike Williams, Labor candidate for Brunswick

After short presentations there will be an opportunity for the audience to direct questions at the panel.Seats are limited, so please book early to guarantee your place.

The event will also be livestreamed. Please select the livestream ticket option and you will be emailed a link shortly before the event starts.
A video recording will also be available after the event.

Suggest a question: Use this link to suggest a question. These will be used by the chairperson if time allows.

Accessibility and Adjustment Request: We are committed to making the event as accessible as possible. If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in this event, please contact us before 27 September. Use this link to make an access request or please email or call Greg Day 0418 345 829

Accessible transport to the event: If participants are arriving by tram on Sydney Road the stop outside the venue is not a level access stop. However, if participants are arriving using the Upfield train level access is available at Anstey Station, approximately 500 metres away.

There is limited parking for disable permit holders directly in front of the hall. There is also a drop of driveway.




Eight MTF Transport Forums were held across Melbourne in July - October 2022