Inner West Council

Our Submission

Council has reviewed the WestConnex Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and prepared a response. This work has been informed by the concerns raised by our community at the Public Meeting on 23 September and work undertaken by independent experts and Council officers. 

This response will be reported to Council on 27 October 2015. The response makes over 140 recommendations in regards to heritage, transport, traffic, air quality, noise and vibrations, human health, urban design, biodiversity, flooding and socioeconomic impacts.

The full response and attachments are available below:

Report to Council - WestConnex - M4 East - Environmental Impact Statement - 27 October 2015

Attachment 1 - Project Layout Maps

Attachment 2 - European Heritage Review (RMA)

Attachment 3 - Traffic and Transport Review (Council)

Attachment 4 - Traffic and Transport Review (TTM)

Attachment 5 - Noise and Vibration Review (Atkins)

Attachment 6 - Air Quality Review (Katestone)

Attachment 7 - Human Health Review (ToxConsult)

Attachment 8 - Social and Economic Review (Council)

Attachment 9 - Urban Design and Visual Amenity Review (Council)

Attachment 10 - Biodiversity Review (Council)

Attachment 11 Flooding and Stormwater Review (Council)

Attachment 12 - Council Land and Assets Review (Council)

Attachment 13 - Notes from Public Meeting - 23 September 2015 - WestConnex EIS

Ashfield Council is urging residents to provide feedback to the State Government about the WestConnex project

Residents can view the Environmental Impact Statement at the following locations:

  • Online:
  • Ashfield Civic Centre, Ground Floor, 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield
  • Ashfield Library, Level 3, 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield
  • Haberfield Library, 78 Dalhousie St, Haberfield

Submissions closed on Monday 2 November 2015:

  • Online:
  • Write to:  Attention Director Infrastructure Projects, Planning Services, Department of Planning and Environment, Application No. SSI 6307, GPO BOX 39 Sydney NSW 2001