Western Harbour Tunnel Environmental Impact Statement - our response

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At its meeting on 3 March 2020 Council decided to hold a Public Meeting to:

'...provide residents with the staff’s analysis of the impacts of the Western Harbour Tunnel and advice to residents in writing their own submissions...'

For more information read the Council meeting minutes item number 14.

Due to the ban on face to face meetings we are delivering Council's response to the Western Harbour Tunnel and Warringah Freeway Upgrade Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).


The issues we have raised

Council is committed to voicing the interests of our community and we will continue to provide feedback to




At its meeting on 3 March 2020 Council decided to hold a Public Meeting to:

'...provide residents with the staff’s analysis of the impacts of the Western Harbour Tunnel and advice to residents in writing their own submissions...'

For more information read the Council meeting minutes item number 14.

Due to the ban on face to face meetings we are delivering Council's response to the Western Harbour Tunnel and Warringah Freeway Upgrade Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).


The issues we have raised

Council is committed to voicing the interests of our community and we will continue to provide feedback to the State Government through the appropriate processes.

In our submission we have outlined concerns related to:

  • Construction impacts
  • Construction traffic and access
  • Operational traffic and access
  • Air quality impacts

For more information:



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You can provide feedback to the State Government via the Department of Planning, Industry, Environment planning portal. Submission close on 30 March 2020.


  • NSW Parliamentary inquiry into the impact of the Western Harbour Tunnel & Beaches Link

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    The NSW Legislative Council's Public Works Committee is conducting an inquiry into the impact of the Western Harbour Tunnel (WHT) and Beaches Link. Council encourages any interested person to make a submission before the close date of Friday 18 June 2021. Note that only the WHT component of the project affects the Inner West Council area.

    Submissions can be lodged by uploading it to the committee's website, emailing it to publicworks@parliament.nsw.gov.au or writing to The Director, Public Works Committee, Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000. Further information about the inquiry is on the committee's website or can be obtained via the secretariat on (02) 9230 3081. Further information on the project is available from the Transport for NSW project website.

    Council has prepared a draft submission, available on the Council website. This draft submission may be useful as a guide to issues raised by the WHT within the Inner West Council area. Council will lodge a final version of its submission on the close date and will make it available on the same Council website.

  • Inner West submission

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    The submissions for the Environmental Impact Statement for Western Harbour Tunnel are closed. Council lodged its feedback. For more information read the detailed submission.