Volume 2E Appendix N; Economic Impact

Volume 2E Appendix N; Economic Impact (pdf)

Contents Pages
Glossary of abbreviations i
Executive summary ii
1 Introduction 1-1
1.1 Overview of the project 1-1
1.2 Project location 1-3
1.3 Secretary’s environmental assessment requirements 1-4
1.4 Purpose of this report 1-4
1.5 Structure of this report 1-5
2 Proposed project 2-1
2.1 Project features 2-1
2.2 Construction activities 2-5
3 Assessment methodology 3-1
3.1 Key guidelines and policies 3-1
3.2 Methodology 3-1
4 Existing environment 4-1
4.1 Workforce characteristics 4-1
4.2 Business and industry 4-2
4.3 Travel patterns 4-6
4.4 Summary of key findings 4-8
5 Consultation and key stakeholder issues 5-1
6 Assessment of construction impacts 6-1
6.1 Construction expenditure and employment 6-1
6.2 Changes in amenity 6-3
6.3 Land acquisition 6-5
6.4 Changes to accessibility 6-5
6.5 Cumulative impacts 6-9
6.6 Summary of key findings 6-10
7 Assessment of operational impacts 7-1
7.1 Changes to business turnover and employment 7-1
7.2 Changes in amenity 7-2
7.3 Efficiency impacts on freight and commercial vehicles 7-2
7.4 Changes in passing trade 7-3
7.5 Changes to accessibility 7-4
7.6 Cumulative impacts 7-6
7.7 Summary of operational impacts 7-7
8 Management of impacts 8-1
8.1 Construction 8-1
8.2 Operation 8-2
9 Conclusion 9-1
10 References 10-1
Appendix A A
Appendix B B

M4 East EIS Volume 2E App M Part 1 Social Impact

M4 East EIS Volume 2E App M Part 1 Social Impact (pdf)

Contents Pages
Glossary of abbreviations iii
1 Introduction 1
1.1 Overview of the project 1
1.2 Project location 1
1.3 Secretary’s environmental assessment requirements 4
1.4 Purpose of this report 5
1.5 Study Area 5
2 Proposed project 9
2.1 Project features 9
2.2 Construction activities 10
2.3 Specific aspects relevant to social impact assessment 14
3 Assessment methodology 22
3.1 Methodology 22
3.2 Impact assessment framework and rating 22
3.3 Key assumptions 24
4 Social policy context 25
4.1 Introduction 25
4.2 A Plan for Growing Sydney 25
4.3 NSW 2021: A Plan to Make NSW Number One 25
4.4 State Infrastructure Strategy 26
4.5 NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan 26
4.6 Draft Parramatta Road Urban Transformation Program 26
4.7 Council community strategic plans 27
5 Description of the existing community 33
5.1 Regional study area community profile 33
5.2 Local study area – precinct profiles 34
5.3 Social infrastructure (continues in part 2) 49

M4 East EIS Volume 2E App M Part 2 Social Impact

M4 East EIS Volume 2E App M Part 2 Social Impact (pdf)

Contents Pages
5.3 Social infrastructure (continued from part 1) 54
5.4 Access and Connectivity 57
5.5 Community values and issues 60
6 Assessment of construction impacts 66
6.1 Overview of social assessment of construction impacts 66
6.2 Property and household impacts 66
6.3 Social infrastructure 76
6.4 Access and connectivity 82
6.5 Amenity 85
6.6 Business and economic impacts 87
7 Assessment of operational impacts 89
7.1 Property and household impacts 89
7.2 Social infrastructure 89
7.3 Access and connectivity 90
7.4 Amenity 92
7.5 Business and economic impacts 93
8 Cumulative impacts 95
9 Management of impacts 96
9.1 Pre-construction and ongoing stakeholder engagement 96
9.2 Construction 96
9.3 Operation 98
10 References 100
Appendix A Case studies of social impact assessments for similar projects A
Appendix B Demographic indicators B
Appendix C Social infrastructure list C
Appendix D Council consultations D
Appendix E Consultation with social infrastructure providers E
Appendix F Project land requirements F