Council approval to dump nearly 64,000 tonnes of fill in a gully in Wallaroo has alarmed local residents

By Peter Brewer
Updated December 3 2021 - 5:21am, first published December 2 2021 - 12:30am
The dumping of fill, most of it generated by construction activity inside the ACT, just over the border has become a highly contentious issue.

In its final caretaker meeting before dissolution ahead of the weekend's elections, the Yass Valley Council has conditionally approved a highly contentious plan to dump 64,000 tonnes of construction fill in a gully in Wallaroo, just over the ACT's western border.



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