The ISCCC supports the government’s policy of reducing our greenhouse gas emissions. To be successful we must have strong government leadership and are recommending a series of actions that should be taken towards achieving the Zero Emissions goal. Read the ISCCC submission.
The ACT Government has released a Scoping Document in relation to the Fyshwick Materials Recovery Facility. It specifies the matters that the proponents of the Facility (who say that the Facility does not include a waste incineration component at this stage), will need to address in their Environmental Impact Statement. The Scoping Document refers to Click for full article
The ACT Government has failed the pub test again with Minister Gentleman using call-in powers to fast track the media and broadcast centre for Manuka Oval. This is the second time the ACT Government has used call-in powers for Manuka Oval and it is setting an undesirable precedent for future development in the Manuka Precinct.
Meeting starts at 7pm, Harmonie German Club on Inners Outh Waste Transfer Station and the Rapid Bus Service
ISCCC seeks the Chief Minsiter’s assurance that members of the public be offered a genuine opportunity to examine the proposal by requiring that the public consultation period be extended to 60 working days for any revised scoping documents for this project.
The ISCCC has received written confirmation from Shane Rattenbury MLA indicating that he and the ACT Greens oppose waste to energy proposals involving incineration, and that they specifically do not support the proposed Fyshwick waste to energy incinerator. The ISCCC looks forward to receiving feedback from other MLAs about their position on the proposed facility.
Councils fear Commonwealth Avenue and Kings Avenue development plans could lead to traffic chaos
Find out what those at the forefront of planning and building regulation had to say, and how they addressed residents’ concerns about dodgy buildings, the practice of ‘dumbing down’ building design and quality, and the complicated labyrinth of building rules.
The ISCCC has called on the ACT Government to provide the community with at least 60 working days to consider the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed waste to energy incinerator in Fyshwick once it is submitted
The redevelopment of Stuart Flats will generate a 240 per cent increase in traffic around the Griffith site, tender documents for an adjacent demolition have revealed.
A Territory Plan variation was published last week to allow the increased height for the building on Honeysett View, but it was made without any public consultation with the community.
ISCCC submission on public housing, in response to ACT Government’s discussion paper “Towards a New Housing Strategy”.