Challenges in land use planning around Australian airports
Freestone, Robert & Baker, Douglas C. (2010) Challenges in land use planning around Australian airports. Journal of Air Transport Management, 16(5), pp. 264-271.
The privatization of major Australian airports in the late 1990s unleashed an unprecedented development wave as corporate lessees implemented ambitious business plans. While planning and environmental regulations governing on-airport development were significantly enhanced, there has been national disquiet about a governance regime that remains under the auspices of the federal government and is not effectively integrated into state and local decision-making machinery. Tensions in major airport regions have been exacerbated by the building of highly conspicuous non-aeronautical developments approved with no determining input by local decision-makers as well as the growing pressures on off-airport locations for aviation-related development. This paper canvasses this context and overviews the evolving structure of planning controls for Australia’s privatized federal airports. A range of issues surfacing through the National Aviation Policy Review process in 2008–2009 is described.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Urban planning, Airport region, Privatization, Australian National Aviation Policy Review|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Elsevier Ltd.|
|Deposited On:||23 Aug 2010 01:49|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 14:14|
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