YRA Core Issues and Demands
Stop Unsafe Emissions
Stop Deliberate Total Deletion of
Industry Buffer Zones
Stop Government Support for
We demand that government reverses the unfair decision to delete green zones on quarry land.
We demand that original buffer zones around all quarries in the Darlington Range be reinstated.
We demand an exact timeline for dust monitoring station installation around the quarries on the Darlington Range which would include the monitoring of silica and asbestos.
We demand the state government bring back the original separation distances (or even increase them as suggested by City of Gold Coast Council) between industry and residences so that our community is better protected against noxious industry fallout.
We demand that both Council and State Government IMMEDIATELY make certain that appropriate and ongoing levels of air quality testing in the Yatala surrounding area are undertaken to ensure the health safety of residents living close to noxious industries.
We demand that government departments start to actively police and enforce transgressions of legal obligations made by commercial operators.
We demand that all levels of government NOT offer up or supply any funding for the Phoenix biomass incinerator project to proceed at its current proposed location in Yatala.
We demand that Council and State Government openly acknowledge to the public a conflict of interest when approving commercial development applications.
& Bring Back Proper
Green Buffer Zones