The following videos have been produced with the assistance of Randwick City Council to bring public attention to the proposed Matraville incinerator.
Why burning waste is bad
Organisations around Australia are fighting proposals to burn waste for energy. Matraville local and TV personality Mike Whitney talks with an environmental expert, Jane Bremmer, about why burning waste is bad and what the alternatives are.
Please don’t build an incinerator where I live
Local celebs cricketer Mike Whitney and football great Russell Fairfax join the growing community concern about the Suez and Opal plan to build a waste incinerator just 130 metres from people’s homes. In this mini documentary we explore how the incinerator will affect the health, environment and amenity of not just Matraville, but greater Sydney.
Local family concerned for their health
The Pollak family from Matraville speak out about concerns for their health and wellbeing and for others in the community.
Local representatives oppose incinerator plans
Randwick Mayor Danny Said, State Member for Maroubra Michael Daley and Federal Member for Kingsford-Smith Matt Thistlethwaite talk about why they’re opposing the plan for a Matraville incinerator.