Access to Old Development Applications and DA Exempt Knock-Down Rebuilds

The ISCCC has asked the ACT Planning Minister to introduce two reforms to the ACT planning system, in addition to other welcome initiatives that have already occurred. These new reforms are (1) tighten up planning approvals for knock down/rebuilds and (2) place old Development Applications (DAs) on the Planning Directorate…

Residents groups and business unite in objecting to EIS for Hi-Quality waste facility in Fyshwick

The Inner South Canberra Community Council, member residents groups and the Fyshwick Business Association have all lodged submissions objecting to the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) lodged by the Hi-Quality Group for the proposed Integrated Resource Recovery Facility in Tennant Street, Fyshwick.
See here the submissions by:

  • The Inner South Canberra Community Council
  • The Old Narrabundah Community Council
  • The Griffith Narrabundah Community Council
  • The Kingston and Barton Residents Group
  • The Fyshwick Business Association

ACT Greens commit to moratorium for new waste facilities in Fyshwick

The Inner South Canberra Community Council applauds the ACT Greens for listening to community and Fyshwick business concerns about proposed waste facilities in Fyshwick, including the environmental and air quality impacts, the scale of proposals and the impact of cumulative proposals on the suburb’s evolution

Attached is the ISCCC media release and the ACT Greens letter that provides further detail.

Have your say on the Proposed Hi-Quality waste facility in Fyshwick by 17 September

It is important that as many inner south residents as possible lodge submissions in response to the Environmental Impact Statement for the Sydney-based Hi-Quality Group’s proposed waste processing facility in Tennant Street, Fyshwick (next to Domayne and around the corner from Bunnings).

Petition Calls on ACT Government to Move Waste Proposal

An online petition calling on the ACT Government to find alternate sites for two proposed waste processing facilities in Fyshwick has been lodged on the ACT Legislative Assembly website. Principal petitioner and President of the Fyshwick Business Association, Rob Evans, said the association supported better resource recovery, but the impact of the proposed facilities was too high a price to pay.

ISCCC Alert and Call to Action on Massive Proposed Fyshwick Waste Facilities

The ISCCC and our member residents groups, in cooperation with the Fyshwick Business Association and other stakeholders, are organising a major campaign to respond to massive proposed waste facilities in Fyshwick that will be just hundreds of metres from residents’ homes and surrounded by businesses, with implications for their employees and customers.