Blue Mountains News

Disappointment in DPC Response

Source: Lithgow City Council
Archived 7 Feb 2019 - Posted: 10 Dec 2018
Council expresses disappointment at Dept. Premier and Cabinet stance on Wallerawang.

Deputy Mayor Cr Wayne McAndrew expressed his extreme disappointment at the decision of the NSW DPC to wash its hands of providing any assistance in preventing demolition of relevant buildings on the Wallerawang site because “the final decision as to the future of the site is in Energy Australia’s hands”.

“The Lithgow Community had accepted verbal undertakings over a number of years that the remediation of the site would be undertaken in a context of accommodating tangible benefits for the Wallerawang and Lithgow communities with economic development particularly in mind, and this has now not eventuated” said Cr McAndrew.

“It is my strong view, that just as the DPC has walked away from the communities of Wallerawang and Lithgow, those communities should now “wash their hands and walk away” from those that have made representations to us that the Wallerawang and Lithgow communities would be looked after when the time came for remediation” said the Deputy Mayor.

 

 
Studio Cottages Studio Cottages Studio Cottages Studio Cottages ~ Romantic Hideaway

Recent News

Free Workshops for Green Thumbs
Free Workshops for Green Thumbs
Green thumbs can learn about food growing, gardening and water saving...
Community Meetings re NSW Bushfire Inquiry
Community Meetings re NSW Bushfire Inquiry
The NSW Government has commissioned an independent expert inquiry into...
Open Court Sessions: Why It's Tennis For Everyone
Open Court Sessions: Why It's Tennis For Everyone
Tennis Australia has launched Open Court Sessions, a new social tennis...
Katoomba Headspace to be Established by Parramatta Mission
Katoomba Headspace to be Established by Parramatta Mission
Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health...
Investing in Healthier Waterways for Western Sydney
Investing in Healthier Waterways for Western Sydney
Three key projects delivering improved health and water quality to the...

What's New

We are open!
We are open!
Freeland Hiking Co. Come and explore the mountains with us on a day-tour in the Blue Mountains.
Lindsay's Cafe: Beautiful & Relaxing
Lindsay's Cafe: Beautiful & Relaxing
Lindsay's Cafe Join us for Breakfast or Lunch. Open from 9am weekends. 10am weekdays @ the Norman Lindsay Gallery
Complimentary Dinner?
Complimentary Dinner?
Eagle View Escape Ask about our 'ditch your device' campaign. Willing to sacrifice your devices for the weekend?
Spa, slow combustion fire place, BBQ
Spa, slow combustion fire place, BBQ
Blue Gum House $480 special this weekend for 2 adults, linen included. + $30 per additional person, per night !
Supporting our RFS Heroes
Supporting our RFS Heroes
Brantwood Cottage When you book a stay at Brantwood Cottage 10% of all our tariffs will be donated to the Rural Fire Service
Also in this Section

Have You Visited

Announcement
Lindsay's Cafe: Beautiful & RelaxingJoin us for Breakfast or Lunch. Open from 9am weekends. 10am weekdays @ the Norman Lindsay GalleryView Lindsay's Cafe »