Community Consultation

Newcastle City Council is committed to keeping the community informed about the historical Waratah gasworks site. Now that the environmental investigation is complete, Council will continue working closely with the owners of properties identified as affected by elevated gasworks contaminants.

Previous consultation

Council provided updates about the environmental investigation to the community in September and November 2016. Follow the below links for previously issued information:
  Council held community information sessions for local residents on 15 and 18 August 2016 at the Ethnic Communities Council Hall in Waratah. The sessions provided community members with information about the historical Waratah Gasworks site, and plans for the initial and future investigations.
  Affected residents were provided with broad options identified from the Remediation Options Assessment at information sessions held by Council at the Ethnic Communities Council Hall in Waratah on Monday 20 November 2017 and Tuesday 21 November 2017.

For enquiries about the Environmental Investigation, please contact Newcastle City Council's Regulatory Services on 02 4974 2522, Monday to Friday, between 8.30am and 5pm.

For more information about related matters, please see contact details below:

  • Specific health advice: Your doctor
  • General health information: Hunter New England Local Health District: 1300 066 055

Other contamination information: NSW EPA Environment Line:
13 15 55