Bega Valley Shire CouncilBega Valley Shire Council

Development Application on exhibition

The proposal seeks to be approved in stages, with an overall development comprising;

  • One main building containing offices, assembly and dining areas;
  • Two workshop buildings;
  • 20 hangar buildings;
  • 10 squadron compounds comprising accommodation, school, classroom and communal area and utility area and laundry;
  • Carparking building;
  • Roads;
  • Bridge;
  • Water storage tanks;
  • Fuel storage tanks.

The staging would comprise:

Stage 1 - Construction of the proposed main building, workshops, two squadron compounds, two sets of hangars, road and bridge;

Stage 2 to 9 - The balance of construction works that would be completed over a four year period;

Stages 2 and 5 would include the upgrade of the intersection.

Hours of operation would be operational during daylight hours only.  For aircraft safety it is prohibited to operate outside of such hours.

The students would be in residency for a period of 12 weeks, 24 hours per day.

The proposed development once fully operational would accommodate 360 students and employ 201 FTE staff members which would include flight instructors, aviation English instructors, flight theory instructors, squadron leaders and assistants, chefs, maintenance and administration support.

Making a submission

Submissions must be lodged with Council on or before the 6 December 2017.

To lodge your comments / submissions please send them to:

The advertised DA has been notified and advertised in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and Council’s policies.

The proposed development is on displayed for public viewing at:

  • Council’s administration centre in Zingel Place, Bega - 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday
  • Tura Marrang Library and Community centre: Tura Beach Drive, Tura Beach - 9.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday and Saturday from 9am to Midday, closed public holidays.

Note: If you make a submission you are required to disclose information about any political donations or gifts. This includes:

  • All reportable political donations made to any local Councillor of Council
  • All gifts made to any local Councillor or employee of Council, within a period of two years before the application is made

If you have any disclosures, please fill out the Disclosure Form and return to council with your submission.

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