The ISCCC has written to Ministers seeking consideration and action by Ministers to ensure a high quality development emerges in the precinct that respects its significant heritage values, is loved and used by the arts and broader community and businesses, and becomes sustainable economically, socially and environmentally.
Attached is correspondence relating to the concerns of the Inner South Canberra Community Council about ACT Government engagement with stakeholder groups on planning issues, and proposed actions for helping to re-establish confidence. We look forward to a response from Minister Gentleman, and would welcome the support of Kurrajong and Murrumbidgee MLAs for the proposed actions.
It is good news that the ACT Government has passed legislation requiring, from 1 October 2019, developers of new significant buildings to respond to advice of a National Capital Design Review Panel. The ISCCC had made representations in early 2019 calling for such legislation to be introduced as soon as…
Have your say on Development Application DA201935337, a proposal for new machinery to enhance a metal recycling operation in Fyshwick. A key issue is proposed open air shredding of metal. US studies indicate that each tonne of steel that is recovered in a similar process is expected to produce about 300 kg of residue, comprised of plastics, rubber, glass, foam and textiles, contaminated by oil and other fluids. In the proposed open air shredding process an appreciable amount of microscopic particles from car interiors and paint will escape into the air as dust. An inner south resident has undertaken the attached analysis of issues that may need to be addressed. Closing date for representations to DA201935337 is Friday 14 June up to midnight.