Andrew Zbik for Lane Cove

A local who cares

Andrew is raising two children with his wife Bronwyn in Lane Cove.

Andrew Zbik is a Councillor for West Ward on Lane Cove Municipal Council.

Latest News

  • My Councillor Update - Council Meeting - 19th August 2019
  • Keeping the pressure on for a moratorium on developer led planning proposals
  • My Councillor Update - Council Meeting - 22nd July 2019
  • Motion on Notice: Provide a Return and Earn Container Deposit Scheme
  • Motion to review glyphosate passed unanimously
  • My Councillor Update - Council Meeting - 17th June 2019

Thursday, 01 August 2019

Keeping the pressure on for a moratorium on developer led planning proposals

This August marks one year since I moved a motion at Lane Cove Council calling for a moratorium on resident planning proposals in the Lane Cove Area.

A planning proposal is the process in which a land owner or developer can request that the zoning, land use and permissible building controls can be changed for a particular block of land.

AFTER ONE YEAR - we still have not heard if the NSW Liberal State Government and Anthony Roberts MP - Member for Lane Cove will allow Lane Cove to have a moratorium.

In fact, Lane Cove is on track to build another 2,700 housing dwellings over the next five-years! This is on top of the 2,552 new dwellings built over the last five-years. 

5-Year housing supply forecast for Lane Cove

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Friday, 19 July 2019

Motion on Notice: Provide a Return and Earn Container Deposit Scheme

Below is the motion that I am moving at the Council meeting on Monday 22nd July:

Since the NSW Government Return and Earn Container Deposit Scheme commenced in December 2017, Lane Cove Council has requested Tomra the operator of the scheme to assess a number of sites within the Lane Cove LGA to host a reverse vending machine. Tomra has advised Council on numerous occasions that these sites were not suitable for a number of reasons including:

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Thursday, 20 June 2019

Motion to review glyphosate passed unanimously

I am pleased that Lane Cove Council unanimously supported a motion asking for Council to review the use of a chemical called glyphosate. The motion was co-written with Councillors Strassberg and Vissel.

The issue concerning the use of glyphosate has become very topical over the last two months. I have been receiving a steady stream of queries about the use of this chemical in Lane Cove for almost a year now.

Glyphosate is a chemical that is used in weed management control in many off the shelf product’s, most commonly known for the product called “Roundup”

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