Inner West Council

WestConnex - Public Meetings

Environmental Impact Statement - 23 September 2015

Ashfield Council is obligated to exhibit the WestConnex Environmental Impact Statement. On Wednesday 23 September, Council held a Public Meeting about the WestConnex EIS. The Ashfield Town Hall was almost filled to capacity with residents who intelligently and passionately expressed their distress towards the unjustifiable WestConnex project.

Notes from the proceedings are available here: WestConnex Public Meeting - EIS - 23 September 2015

Twitter was used to collect community conerns and questions, using the #TalkeEIS, during the meeting. Tweets can be viewed here or downloaded here: WestConnex EIS Public Meeting 23 September 2015 - Tweets #TalkEIS

Questions in hard copy were also submitted to Council and are published here for consideration by the broader community: Westconnex_EIS_Public_Meeting_-_Community_Questions

Property Acquisitions - 29 July 2015

On Wednesday 29 July, Council hosted a meeting for all residents, owners and tenants, whose properties are being acquired for the WestConnex development with Council's laywer providing information about their rights and the process. The meet was attended by about 50 local residents who used the 'Question and Answer' forum to ask practical questons and voice their understandable distress about the circumstances they find themselves in. Council estimates there are about 250 households affected in Ashfield and Haberfield. 

Notes from the proceedings are available here: WestConnex Public Meeting Notes - Property Acquisitions 29 July 2015