the chance to live no in the noisy hell!
chronic pain HEAD TO TOE after a whiplash accident four years ago. The
NOISE AND VIBRATION from these planes, on a daily basis, have an effect
NERVOUS SYSTEM and CAUSE ME GRIEF. I am also signing because the
animals and parents also have a RIGHT TO PEACE AND QUIET. These planes
FLYING OVER LIVING BEINGS, a fatality of this kind should be PREVENTED
days you can't even have a conversation! Yes the airport was here first
area has changed and developed. My concerns include noise and safety.
already been an aeroplane crash Into a nearby house. Safety is now a
the airport has increased dramatically since we moved to this area (in
and is now at an unacceptable level.
lived here longer than most of the operators have existed at Moorabbin
and this expansion of operations should not be allowed to continue.
Mentone, Mordialloc, Dingley, Cheltenham and the other areas it affects
prime residential areas, and the airport needs to do more to reduce the
pollution it causes.
particular helicopter noise pollution has become extremely bad in the
years, and should be addressed by providing a satellite location for
away from residential areas.
going over at night. Tonight
plane overhead at 11.15pm. Will start to monitor - again.
planes fly directly over my home
and my 8 yr old has major anxiety about the planes crashing; as it did
backyard 2 years ago. I now also have a 6 month old that is constantly
during the day & night by very loud planes that drone and
circle for hours
at a time. During summer we are unable to leave doors open as the sound
unbearable and the constant droning ruins what should be times for
activities, barbeques and relaxing outdoors. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! I've
fro 8 years and in that time the increase in traffic has doubled.
Trying to talk
on the phone while an extremely noisy plane flies overhead (while I am
my own home) is impossible as the noise drowns out the conversation and
traffic is so frequent the caller is forced to terminate the call due
frustration. THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE! ENOUGH WITH THE NOISE!
have lived in the area for over 30
years and the noise level from the airport is getting worse.
are unable to enjoy weekends
outside. I object to all the formation flying that goes over our house.
there was hoon laws for planes as
they have for cars a large number of plane would not be flying.
we deserve to live in peace
don't like bullies. And Moorabbin
Airport are starting to come that. We are all rate payers. We have the
say no night flights and limit weekend flights NOW
the planes, lets have some
peace and quiet at weekends !!
and quite. The planes just add
to noise pollution
of constant noise and being
brushed off by this irresponsible airport. Pilots, some barely 18yo,
regard for residents (they're not old enough to drive a car but they
planes??) & would love to know where they live! MAC has no
corporate responsibility and keeps politicians pockets lined so nobody
damn. Get out of this area and let us have some peace. CEO won't agree
with residents (in particular Nick H who invited him) and bows down to
pressure. Weak & irresponsible. And to those supporting
airport, 1950 was
1950. Get over it.
much constant noise
really disturbing and we need
some changes done
knowingly bought into an area
with an airport. Back then air traffic was much lighter. Fewer aircraft
movements also meant fewer opportunities for accidents. We had no idea
Moorabbin airport would become over the years. Even more frightening,
might become down the track. What if your house in your quiet street
to b-double trucks and then a few years after that road trains? How
feel if your complaint were met with "Well you did buy a house on a
street, what do you expect"?
am one of those affected
of the ever increasing noise
since moving here in 1997.
of noise and waking my kids up.
for this group and the
community living within the noise range of the airport.
also sick of the noise and the
Moorabbin Airport Corporation thinking that they are above the law.
noise from the many aeroplanes
both day and night is so frustrating. The constant noise, one plane
another is so irritating. Thank goodness there is an opportunity to
action. Regards and thank you.
have a basic right to some
form of noise control, if it was a factory or normal business there
some regulation. There are no time restrictions for flight activity,
training circuit continues well into the night a time when most
trying to relax. The rationale that we were here first has run its
governments have let the area develop into a heavily populated area and
responsiblity to provide an appropraite environment
the noise night and day, the ombudman does nothing
Dingley resident for 35+ years , I am finding the circuit training
worse each year. Specifically in day light savings time when circuit
is allowed til 10pm. If they changed the flight path to share it across
municipality it would be ok. However my driveway is a constant flight
its bloody annoying!
level can be deafening and the constant buzzing of flight after flight
impossible to sit outside or have a conversation on the telephone. I am
the noise level is far above EPA guidelines.
help us get some relief from the relentless noise produced by the
training. We cannot open windows or enjoy sitting outside because of
constant drone of these noisy aircraft. It is not only children who are
impacted, but also adults who have to get up early to go to work. They
your sleep patterns which has been shown to cause serious health
training should not be conducted over housing, the planes are old and
loud. Most of the trainees are foreign pilots who don't care about
residents. Flight training is very important and Australia have the
pilots, trainers and ground-staff - but never-ending circuit training
relocated a short distance away to Tooradin Airport over water and
Certainly night circuit training, after 6pm when people are home from
with planes heavily compressed (many in the circuit flying over homes
every single minute) within a couple of hours is hard to deal with. We
the airport was there first, but it is now right in the centre of
housing which is at the very least a safety concern (fatalities have
previously). AirServices Aust are a boy's club, the noise ombudsmen is
toothless tiger (no enforceable power). Let your local MP, council and
minister know your concerns.
signing this because I think it is time we made a stand an took back
how many meetings you atend or phone calls you make to the relevant
you think would control this and have our best intrests at heart
nothing ever gets
done, and I am sick of us all being portrayed as a pack of wingers.
rates and are intitled to live in the area we chose to with some degree
totally disregard the rules and regulations of use by the airport.
states, climb to 1000 feet over braeside park, lower engine noise and
over residential area, Why does this not happen???
training flights are now seven days a week. The noise and constant
especially on weekends is now totally unacceptable. This airport has
day. Get rid of the training flights OR completely shut down. As a
over 30 years I have finally had enough. DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT NOW !
too noisy, fly too low: affects outdoor entertaining and sleep.
stop the noise after 7PM
of all residents in the area
family are sick to death of
aircraft noise after 6pm stop it then!! Moorabbin Airport Corp need to
helicopters hovering over my
house in the late hours of the evening and early hours of the morning
dramatically affecting our standard of living. I've lived near the
entire life and can't remember a time where the noise from the airport
as out of control as it is now. I do believe Moorabbin Airport need to
compromise with the surrounding residents. Conversations can't be heard
living room when a helicopter is hovering above my house.
have family living in the area.
need to sleep!!! Its the time of night when you want to relax and
not to have planes constantly flying over head.
feed-up with the constant groan of these planes till 10pm every night
of the week..
And the weekend is worse. Its time council and the airport corp
important to me because all the training flights pass directly above my
property. Somedays the flights are non-stop for 8 hours
community needs to value and protect basic standards of environmental
stewardship and fair play. The current unethical aviation practices in
around the Moorabbin Airport give little consideration to reasonable
and intensity of aviation and noise over people's homes, families,
places of worship and recreation. This has occurred because aviation
in Australia does not have to play by the same environmental rules as
of Australian business. This is an example of aviation commerce
unprecedented commercial freedom and showing little ethical restraint
corporate social responsibility.