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.

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Expert and Government assessments of CRS waste facility impacts

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

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Planning Legislation Amendment Bill

ISCCC letter to ACT MLAs on 11 June 2020 in support of Planning Legislation Amendment Bill tabled by Caroline Le Couteur MLA in the Legislative Assembly on 7 May 2020, as a first step in improving community consultation, transparency and accountability in the planning system.

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Record Online ISCCC Public Forum 26 May 2020

The ISCCC’s inaugural online public forum attracted 35 participants who heard presentations on:
1. The final report on the ISCCC’s online survey of inner south residents
2. Some key future priorities
3. Update on the proposed Fyshwick waste/recycling facilities

Attached are the summary record and presentations.

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ISCCC Newsletter: Online Public Forum 26 May 2020 and other updates

It’s great to see the recent easing of COVID-19 restrictions, and let’s hope the situation continues to improve. Maintaining physical distancing and good hand hygiene is still important to help prevent a “second wave”.  Find out about COVID-19 developments and support at

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Final Report on ISCCC Online Community Survey 2019/20

The Inner South Canberra Community Council conducted an online survey in late 2019-early 2020 to seek the views of inner south residents on what they value about their local area, suburb or the inner south generally, what they would like to change, or to be protected, to make it a better place to live.

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