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Curfew 4 Canberra: Annual General Meeting (5 November 2009)

Curfew for Canberra will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 5 November 2009. The guest speaker will be ACT Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury They are inviting supporters to celebrate their  achievements in 2009, and thank all those who have worked on our campaign. Date: Thursday 5 November 2009 Time: 7.30 pm Place: ACT Sports House, 100 Maitland St, Hackett

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Curfew4Canberra: Notice of upcoming Annual General Meeting (5 November 2009)

An open letter from the committee of Curfew4Canberra and details of their upcoming Annual General Meeting: Dear C4C Members, Friends and Supporters, It is now over 6 weeks since the Federal Minister’s disastrous decision to approve a 24-hour freight hub at Canberra Airport – a very sad day indeed for the Canberra we currently know and love. C4C’s committee recently met for the first time since this decision. We decided it was time for a frank letter to our members, friends and supporters, so here goes. The C4C campaign now finds itself in a very different era following Minster Albanese’s

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ABC News: Curfew only solution to airport noise: residents

ABC News is reporting that the Canberra Airport is reacting defensively knowing that it has issues regarding noise from its proposed 24 hour freight hub. Whilst the Canberra Airport has published selective information regarding the effects of aircraft noise on a number of areas affecting Canberra and local region, the information is deliberately misleading as it is for newer passenger aircraft and not older, noisier aircraft that are most commonly used for actual freight operations. Aircraft used for freight operations, for the most part, are older aircraft that are converted after they have served out their useful life in passenger

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The Chronicle: Terminal underway as master plan ticked off

The September 1 2009  edition of the  Chronicle ran a story written by Rebecca Thisleton reporting on the approval of the master plan for Canberra Airport and the serious concerns that residents have as the Airport evolves. Curfew4Canberra was critical of the decision-making process, as Ms Savigny said there had never been any health assessment to measure the level of sleep disturbance that would occur with jet freighters generating noise throughout the night. “If Airservices Australia believes that they can find ways to minimise aircraft noise at night then this should have been part of the community consultation, not something

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Curfew4Canberra: Noise readings ring death knell on 24-hour airport hub

Curfew for Canberra a group formed  in response to Canberra Airport’s proposal to massively expand its operations to include a 24-hour passenger and freight hub, and become Sydney’s second airport without a night-time curfew to protect sleeping hours from aircraft noise, released the following media release on 19 July 2009: First readings from the Hackett Noise Monitor1 confirm what residents’ ears have long been telling them – aircraft noise is experienced in North Canberra at levels that will disturb sleep if the proposed 24-hour freight and passenger hub goes ahead. A new report by Airservices Australia shows that aircraft can

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