The LEDA Holdings/Sydney Metro Airports Business Park proposal aims to annexe Airport Reserve on Milperra Road for the new development site on adjoin airport land. If this happens it will destroy the ecological values of one of the last remaining examples of Cooks River Castlereagh Ironbark Forest left in Bankstown.
Bankstown Airport Limited and LEDA Holdings want to annexe Airport Reserve on Milperra Road for the new Business Park they are planning. If this happens it will destroy the ecological values of one of the last remaining examples of Cooks River Castlereagh Ironbark Forest left in Bankstown.
Bankstown Council has decided to apply to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation for final approval to swap a portion of Airport Reserve with Bankstown Airport land adjacent to the Bankstown Basketball Stadium.
THE approval for a land exchange between Bankstown Council and Bankstown Airport Ltd at Tuesday night’s council meeting was rowdily condemned by residents.
Anti aircraft noise groups have demanded that the Federal Government abandon plans to build an airport at Badgerys Creek. A meeting of a 30 group alliance, including groups from the eastern suburbs, the North Shore, Bankstown and western Sydney, called for a renewed search for a site outside the Sydney area.
A land exchange being considered by Bankstown Council and Bankstown Airport Limited (BAL) has alarmed local groups.
Residents say Bankstown Council bureaucrats have not told the truth about the environmental significance of some land the council is planning to exchange with Bankstown Airport Limited.
Bankstown Airport general manager Howard Knox is keen to put an avionic touch on Bankstown’s Bicentenary, with a plan to establish a museum on the airport itself, using the original Kingsford Smith hangar.
Will a $48,000 environmental grant be enough to persuade Bankstown Council not to let a piece of land be cleared for and airport carpark?
Members of Bankstown Bushland Society are up in arms over the savage chainsaw attack on native trees in Airport Reserve in Milperra Road.