• Petition to the Australian Parliament
    Update #4 (24/11/2021) After Terri Butler MP for Griffith and Adam Bandt MP for Melbourne and Leader of the Australian Greens already spoke last month in parliament in support of BFPCA’s federal petition, we now have received tripartisan support with the Hon Trevor Evans MP also making a statement in […]
  • Post-Implementation Review (PIR) updates
    How do I register? Airservices Australia have launched the Post-Implementation Review (PIR) portal for the new parallel runway, and we encourage all residents affected by noise pollution from Brisbane Airport’s flight paths to register and subscribe for updates. Follow the below three step process. A help guide is also available […]
  • Brisbane Airport PIR Advisory Forum
    Update #5 (12 Nov 2021) On Friday 12 Nov 2021, BFPCA met with the Forum (BAPAF) to present the community perspective on the new flight paths, in what we believe was a constructive two hour meeting. Some key take-aways are: BAPAF’s timeframe is one year, although they said they were […]
  • Report slams Airservices Australia over new Brisbane runway
    A string of failures at Airservices Australia has been uncovered in an investigation by the Aircraft Noise Ombudsman (ANO) into the community engagement and 2007 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process for Brisbane Airport’s new runway. The report finds that Airservices failed to effectively engage with communities potentially affected by new […]
  • Clinical effects of aircraft noise on Brisbane school children go unnoticed
    Scientific evidence confirms that chronic aircraft noise impairs children’s cognition. Yet, more than 50,000 school children at more than 50 schools across Brisbane are learning underneath Brisbane Airport’s network of flight paths, according to new data analysis by Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance (BFPCA). Coinciding with the one year anniversary […]
  • Trevor Evans MP challenged over aircraft noise
    Mike O’Connor, the editor of My Village News, asked Federal Member for Brisbane Trevor Evans MP seven questions in the June 2021 issue (page 9) in the article, “Trevor Evans MP grilled over airport noise.” BFPCA put the same questions to two of Evans’ key challengers for the seat of […]
  • Brisbane 2035: as many planes as Hong Kong and Singapore
    Brisbane is set to outstrip Sydney as Australia’s busiest airport and be on par with Hong Kong and Singapore, according to new data analysis from Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance (BFPCA). New data modelling shows the true impact on families and residents as a result of Brisbane Airport Corporation’s maximisation […]
  • Hey BAC, look who’s back!
    Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance committee members yesterday, 31 May 2021, had the opportunity to meet with The Hon Kevin Rudd AC and his associates at the offices of Grace Grace, Queensland State MP for McConnel. Also in attendance was Madonna Jarrett, Labor candidate for the federal seat of Brisbane. […]
  • Demands to fix noise fall on deaf ears
    BFPCA sent letters to Brisbane Airport Corporation’s CEO Gert-Jan de Graaff and Chair of the Board David Peever, Airservices Australia’s CEO Jason Harfield and Chair of the Board John Weber, as well as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development The Hon Michael McCormack MP regarding […]
  • It’s time for our pollies to listen
    It’s time to tell your federal member that you want action on the aircraft noise crisis unfolding across 32 suburbs of Brisbane. We need you to help us kick off our letter writing campaign. We want you to write to your elected representative to detail the negative impacts the new […]
  • Misleading data and flawed engagement dupe community about aircraft noise
    Flawed and inadequate community engagement and misleading modelling have led to community backlash against Brisbane Airport’s new flight paths, according to Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance’s (BFPCA) submission to the Aircraft Noise Ombudsman’s (ANO) multiple complaints review. A vast number of community grievances filed with the ANO triggered its multiple […]
  • Petition Handover to Trevor Evans MP
    Monday morning, 29 March 2021, BFPCA committee members Karen and Chris handed over a petition signed by over 1,600 supporters to Trevor Evans, the MP for the Seat of Brisbane. Petitioners are calling on Mr Evans to use his federal influence to call on the current federal government to instruct […]
  • CEO of Airservices interrogated in Senate Estimates
    As part of Senate Estimates today 22 March 2021, Jason Harfield, CEO of Airservices Australia, was asked a number of pertinent questions originally posed by the Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance (BFPCA) about the airspace design work that is now causing excessive and unreasonable noise pollution from Brisbane Airport’s flight […]
  • True flight path impacts revealed in community-led survey
    91 per cent of respondents impacted by flight path noise were not prepared for the number of planes that now fly right above them 81 per cent of respondents said they were not engaged by Brisbane Airport Corporation prior to the new flight paths becoming operational 78 per cent of respondents said […]
  • BFPCA Community Survey Report
    To date, there has been an unwillingness on the part of Airservices and BAC to recognise the identified consultation deficiencies and to reasonably mitigate the excessive noise, health, education, and other environmental impacts of the airspace design.  This BFPCA-led survey of affected residents in December 2020 to January 2021 is […]
  • BFPCA Chairperson chats to ABC Radio Brisbane about aircraft noise
    Aircraft noise was top of the agenda for Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance Chairperson, David Diamond, when he spoke with Kelly Higgins-Devine from ABC Radio Brisbane this week on 1 February 2021. David and Kelly chatted about the negative impacts to the Brisbane community since the new flight paths came […]
  • Introducing BFPCA
    When the new parallel runway opened at Brisbane Airport in July 2020 and planes began moving across the new flight paths over Brisbane many communities were taken by surprise at the true impact of Brisbane aircraft noise. These communities had little or no advanced warning of the true impacts of […]