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Community Issues

There are a number of major issues that affect the community of Leichhardt Local Government Area on a Local, State, Federal or International level. Below are some of the key current issues and also some other historical issues.

WestConnex
WestConnex
A motorway project to connect Parramatta with Sydney Airport and beyond.
Parramatta Road
Parramatta Road Urban Renewal
Information about the proposed plans for the Parramatta Road corridor.
Balmain Leagues
Balmain Leagues
Balmain Leagues - Proposed development on Victoria Road
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Council Amalgamation
The NSW State Government has proposed a reform agenda for Local Government which includes the amalgamation of many NSW Councils.
Bays Precinct
The Bays Precinct
Information about the NSW Government's Bays Precinct Urban Renewal Program.
White Bay Cruise Passenger Terminal
White Bay Cruise Terminal
Impacts such as noise, odour and air pollution have been an ongoing issue at the terminal.
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Lords Road Forced Rezoning
The Department of Planning and Environment is forcibly rezoning industrial land at 67-73 Lords Road for a residential development of up to 315 units.
Callan Park
Callan Park
Callan Park Master Plan, Background, Callan Park Your Plan, Meetings and Workshops
Light Rail
Other Issues
Light Rail, Public Housing, Balmain Hospital, East Timor