Court visits site of planned Trinity Point helipad
29th January 2019
It was great to see about 250 people attend the on-site court hearing today over the planned helipad at Trinity Point.
There are many people who would be affected by the helipad and I support what I believe to be the majority in their opposition for a number of reasons.
As I told today’s hearing, I have concerns about the impact of a helipad on local fauna, the potential for a catastrophic incident should a helicopter crash in that vicinity, the alienation of space on the water when helicopters are moving in and out of the area, and above all else, I have concerns about the noise impacts on everyone who lives in the area.
People chose to live here because it’s a quiet and serene place. For those people, this helipad would be a kick in the guts.
Unless perchance the developer voluntarily withdraws the application, a decision is now in the hands of the Land and Environment Court.