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ICE New South Wales AGM and presentation - Planning for Sydneys second airport, Ultimo

15 June, 2016 | 17:30 - 23:00

The current view of Badgerys Creek. Photo sourced from Wikipedia, author Advanstra
The current view of Badgerys Creek. Photo sourced from Wikipedia, author Advanstra

About this event

The Government is strongly committed to the Western Sydney region, where a new airport will be a major generator of economic activity—providing employment opportunities closer to where people in Western Sydney live. Over 30,000 jobs could be generated directly by the airport's operation by 2060, and indirect employment around the airport site could contribute an additional 30,000 jobs.

2014 - Road works progressed
Early–mid 2016 - Review and collation of submissions received on the draft Airport Plan and draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Mid–2016 - Proposal sent to Sydney Airport Group
Mid–2016 - EIS and Airport Plan finalised and Airport Plan determined
Mid–2020s - Operations could commence

The presentation

David will cover the following areas of the project

  • Some of the history of the project
  • The latest initiative, what the drivers were/are
  • Current project objectives and time frames
  • Some of the key facts
  • Funding options
  • Associated infrastructure requirement
  • Future expansion

Date: Wednesday 15 June 2016 Time: 5.30 for 6.00 pm Annual General Meeting – 6.00 – 6.15 pm (followed by technical presentation) Venue: UTS, Engineering Building, Broadway

Registration and Tickets

ICE Committee contacts for this event are: Tim Summers: 0409 601 929 and Geoff Amblin: 0418 884 628

Event materials

The following materials are available for download:

The presentation will be by David Borger. David is a former Australian politician who represented the electoral district of Granville for the Australian Labor Party in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 2007 until 2011. He was Minister for Roads, Housing and Minister for Western Sydney in the Rees and Keneally Labor Government. David was appointed the inaugural Western Sydney Director of the Sydney Business Chamber in September 2012.