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No consultation over helipad?

Posted by: 2UE | 19 December, 2012 - 7:59 AM
The helipad design to be used on Sydney Harbour for tourism

Senior Federal Liberal Malcolm Turnbull is calling on Premier Barry O'Farrell to overturn the decision to allow a floating Heliport on Sydney Harbour. He says he's concerned about the safety of the plan.

Mr Turnbull tells Stuart Bocking he's "astonished" the O'Farrell Government didn't consult the community and go through the proper process.

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The helipad planning decision has residents up in arms across the harbour. Stuart Bocking speaks with General Manager of North Sydney Council Penny Hallaway about the growing community anger.


The Sydney Harbour Floating Heliport is a new signature experience that will help entice visitors to Sydney according to Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner who tells John Stanley why the idea is proceeding.


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A study is underway into the potential hazards of mixing booze with energy drinks amid fears young people are harming themselves. Tim & Tracey speak with Dr Ross Walker, who says the mixers should be banned.

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