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Residents remain in the dark over WestConnex plans

By Wendy Bacon Groups campaigning against the WestConnex motorway have complained that the WestConnex Delivery Authority (WDA) community feedback sessions for the motorway are a 'useless sham' and little more than a 'tick and flick' bureaucratic exercise. Last week, WDA announced that Cintra Hockey Park near Parramatta Road in Concord would be the mid tunnelling […]

Barangaroo’s “meaningless” community consultation attacked

By Emily Contador-Kelsall Significant changes to the master plan for Barangaroo South have brought the legitimacy of community consultation and the design process into question. Last month the proposed maximum building height of the Crown was increased to around 275 metres, which would exceed the current maximum of 170 metres, with a total floor area […]

Residents left “in the dark” over West Bondi

Danielle Ecuyer of the Bondi Junction Precinct Committee has questioned the legitimacy of community consultations surrounding the future of West Bondi Junction amid fears the Waverley Local Environment Plan (LEP) 2012 is expected to change. In a Future Cities Collaborative presentation at the East Leagues Club earlier this month, Waverley Mayor Sally Betts announced plans […]