Vol-2E App-M Social-and-Economic

Chapter: Vol 1B Chapter 15 Social and economic

Appendix Vol 2E App M Social and Economic

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Section Pages
1.0 Introduction 1
1.1 Project overview 1
1.2 Overview of WestConnex 1
1.3 Overview of the project 2
1.4 Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements 4
1.5 Purpose of this report 5
1.6 Study area 6
1.7 Report structure 8
2.0 Methodology 9
2.1 Economic multipliers 10
3.0 Existing environment 11
3.1 Social 11
3.1.1 Population and demography 11
3.1.2 Families and housing 12
3.1.3 Socio-Economic Index for Areas (SEIFA) 13
3.1.4 Labour force and household income 13
3.1.5 Recreational and community infrastructure 14
3.1.6 Summary of key findings 26
3.2 Economic 26
3.2.1 Workforce characteristics 26
3.2.2 Business and industry 27
3.2.3 Freight transport 28
3.2.4 Summary of key findings 28
3.3 Travel patterns 29
3.3.1 Road 29
3.3.2 Public transport 30
3.3.3 Active transport 31
4.0 Consultation and community values 33
5.0 Impact assessment – Construction 37
5.1 Social 37
5.1.1 Amenity and health 37
5.1.2 Acquisition of property 43
5.1.3 Recreational and community facilities impacts 45
5.1.4 Changes to accessibility 46
5.2 Economic 50
5.2.1 Changes to business turnover and employment 50
5.2.2 Amenity (business) 51
5.2.3 Business impacts arising from acquisition 52
5.2.4 Changes to accessibility 55
5.3 Cumulative impacts 56
5.4 Summary of key findings 56
6.0 Impact assessment – Operation 59
6.1 Social 59
6.1.1 Amenity and health 59
6.1.2 Recreational and community facilities impacts 61
6.1.3 Changes to accessibility 61
6.2 Economic 63
6.2.1 Changes to business turnover and employment 63
6.2.2 Changes in passing trade 63
6.2.3 Amenity (business) 65
6.2.4 Changes to accessibility 65
6.2.5 Efficiency impacts on freight and commercial vehicles 66
6.3 Cumulative impacts 67
6.4 Summary of key findings 67
7.0 Mitigation and management measures 71
7.1 Construction 71
7.2 Operation 72
8.0 Conclusion 73
9.0 References 77
Appendix A Tables A
Appendix B Community Facilities Inventory B
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