PLEASE NOTE - THE REPORT WAS TABLED IN PARLIAMENT ON THURSDAY 27 JUNE 2002. THE
REPORT IS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE .
See also the following background material:
Parliamentary debate on the motion establishing the inquiry (Hansard & Papers -
Legislative Council - 24 October 2001 - Rhodes Peninsula Redevelopment).
Sydney Regional Environment Plan No. 29 (SREP 29) which controls the overall
use of the land and the scale and density of development at the Rhodes
Maps of land subject to and zoned under SREP 29:
General background information:
That the Standing Committee on State Development inquire into and report on
plans, including Sydney Region Environment Plan 29, for redevelopment and
remediation of the Rhodes Peninsula, and in particular:
the extent of land and water contamination at Rhodes and other contaminated
land in the vicinity and the waters of Homebush Bay,
the necessity for remediation of contaminated land and water, including the
former Union Carbide site and land subject to reclamation in Homebush Bay,
the cost of remediation,
liability for the cost of remediation,
any risk to existing and future residents,
any risk to the environment, including terrestrial and marine fauna and flora,
the effectiveness of transport plans, taking into account the proposed density
of future development,
the adequacy of public participation in the planning process,
the health impacts of remediation and development, including any effect on the
health of workers employed at Rhodes,
any matters arising from, or incidental to, these terms of reference.
That the Committee report by 15 March 2002.
This date was amended to 15 April 2002 by the Legislative Council on 13
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