• Minister Abandons Brisbane Community on Aircraft Noise
    Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Hon. Catherine King MP has formally refused to meet with Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance, abandoning communities suffering from unsustainable flight path noise. Following the election of the Albanese government, BFPCA wrote to Minister King in November 2022 requesting a meeting. […]
  • Airservices Australia adopts noise sharing as “solution” to noise pollution
    Airservices Australia has adopted a proposal from a UK-based airspace design consultancy, TRAX International, to employ noise sharing to deal with the excessive noise pollution across Brisbane. But Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance says this is not a real solution as it will just spread the pain to people currently […]
  • New aircraft noise measures fail to address huge mental health toll
    Final Report (20 August 2022) The final report of the Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance (BFPCA) Community Survey for the first half of 2022 of Brisbane households affected by aircraft noise highlights the shocking extent of the mental health impact on the community as a result of the ongoing operation […]
  • Airservices stonewalling noise complainants FOI documents reveal
    Airservices Australia systematically stonewalls community members with legitimate complaints about aircraft noise, claims local community group Brisbane Flight Path Community Alliance (BFPCA). Community complaints manuals obtained through Freedom of Information requests show how Airservices staff are instructed to provide pre-scripted answers designed to quash complaints and prevent them from progressing […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Misleading data and flawed engagement dupe community about aircraft noise
    Oct 2021 update: The ANO confirms the community’s allegations. Read the ANO’s report > 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 […]
  • 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 […]