Bankstown Calendar 2001



January - Meeting at the Bankstown Trotting Club
21st of January at 2 p.m.

A meeting held by a coalition of Sydney Basin wide anti-airport groups.
pledge to target Prime Minister John Howard, his marginal electorate of Bennelong.

A map of Bennelong on this link <<<<GO>>>>

Can you help save your local area?

Letter box delivery people, who would like to volunteer for mass mail drops on several occaisions before election to contact. XXXX

People who are willing to walk and talk to people in the streets of Bennelong are also needed for a briefing session for the subject content to be discussed, please contact   XXXX

Trucks and trailers suitable for billboards can also contact  XXXX  for weekend driving duty.



February

A meeting at the Bankstown Paceway on 11th of February at 10 a.m. will urge protestors to target John Howard with letters and petitions.

Residents are having problems selling their homes as values start to tumble with the announcement last December 2000 that jets will land at an expanded Bankstown Airport, already the fifth busiest general aviation (G.A.) airport in the world.

Meeting Organisers
A coalition of councils Bankstown, Canterbury and Liverpool.
Telephone 9825 3653 for further information.

Resolution of Meeting
The meeting at the Bankstown Paceway on 11th of February resolved to fight for an Environmental Impact Statement for the runway upgrade and type of jets that would use the airport.

Noise contour maps will help determine how many homes will be affected by aircraft noise and compensation levels.


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Fairfield Advance 23rd of January page 7.
Howard has already indicated he would like Virgin and Impulse Airlines to go to Bankstown Airport.
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Hoxton Park and Camden Airports
These airports are likely to have their operations increased as smaller propeller aircraft are pushed out of Bankstown Airport causing increased noise and pollution for residents of Hoxton Park, Cecil Hills and Camden.

This will allow larger jets - Boeing 737's to land Bankstown.

It also allows Kingsford Smith Airport to increase landings of 747's as slots are freed up by aircraft moving to Bankstown.