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…
The Inner South Canberra Community Council has called on the ACT Government to extend its waste recycling ban to cover the proposed expansion of the Fyshwick Metal Recycling Facility. This project has detrimental environmental impacts similar to the two other projects that have been blocked.
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
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.
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.
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.
There are three documents that follow on this matter The Arup expert review commissioned by the ACT Government shows many shortcomings in the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed CRS waste facility in Ipswich Street, Fyshwick. In particular, read the Non-Technical Summary at the beginning of the document. Here is…