NSW Greens spokesperson on Planning and Heritage has slammed the NSW Government’s decision to empower the Planning Minister to make unilateral decisions on State Significant Developments, rezonings and development applications in light of the Coronavirus.
Like most people, I’ve been overwhelmed by the rapid escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic and the worldwide response. With borders closing and many workplaces shut down, things have been moving very quickly.
Greens State MP for Balmain Jamie Parker has said the Western Harbour Tunnel EIS confirms the government’s commitment to cars not public transport despite the enormous impacts on residents and climate.
Over 150residents have attended a street meeting held by Jamie Parker, Member for Balmain, calling on the government and the Inner West Council to back away from a plan to destroy dozens of trees in Annandale to make way for the Whites Creek Link.