A fiery debate has entered the opinion column of local Queensland newspapers, as residents of Brisbane’s inner suburbs continue to lobby against excessive aircraft noise pollution.
Western Sydney Airport CEO Simon Hickey said the designs, completed by Australian-founded founded company Multiplex, were largely inspired by the natural beauty of Australia and the region’s rich Aboriginal heritage, and had sustainability in mind too.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has all but confirmed the federal government will back Victoria’s plans to build a Howard Springs-style quarantine hub, likely in Avalon
The state hopes to see the processing of international arrivals safely moved to within the airport terminal by the beginning of the NT’s wet season, which usually begins around November, following the advice of Australia’s Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan.
According to a report by the Brisbane Times, within the next decade, a new L-shaped building will be built parallel to the newly-opened runway, and connect to the existing domestic terminal.