Melbourne Airport Environs Safeguarding Standing Advisory Committee Consultation
The Victorian Government is seeking submissions to advise the Minister for Planning on improvements to the planning provisions safeguarding Melbourne Airport and its environs.
To learn more about the planning system's role in airport safeguarding and to view the terms of reference for the Standing Advisory Committee, please visit the Engage Victoria webpage.
Submissions to the Standing Advisory Committee close on Friday 2 October 2020.
Whilst there are no airports located within the City of Merri-bek, some areas of Merri-bek are impacted by airspace and noise from the surrounding Essendon Fields and Melbourne Airports.
Development proposals in Merri-bek are reviewed for any infringements of the protected airspace and referred to the airport operator where necessary.
Melbourne Airport is located approximately 6 kilometres north of Merri-bek in Tullamarine. Melbourne Airport is governed by the Federal Government as it is located on Commonwealth land.
Further information about the Melbourne Airport’s third runway, Masterplan, or Major Development Plans and its future projects can be found on the Melbourne Airport website.
Essendon Fields Airport
Essendon Fields Airport is located to the west of Merri-bek and is governed by the Federal Government as it is located on Commonwealth land.
Further information about the Essendon Fields Masterplan, Major Development Plans and other airport related projects can be found on the Essendon Fields website.
If you would like to register a complaint concerning airport operations, including noise, then visit the Australian Government’s Aviation Complaints webpage.