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.

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.

2020 ACT elections: ISCCC priority policies/actions for incoming government

The ISCCC has identified, and will advocate to ACT election candidates on, these priority policies and actions in advance of the ACT elections in October 2020.

These priorities draw on the results of the ISCCC’s online survey of 555 residents, as well as other issues that have continued to be of interest and concern to inner south residents and their residents groups for some time.

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.