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Planning Coordination Forum

To ensure improved strategic partnerships between Sydney Airport, the Australian Government, land use and transport planning authorities from the NSW Government and Local Government, Sydney Airport has established a Planning Coordination Forum.

The need for Australia’s major airports to establish a Planning Coordination Forum was proposed by the Australian Government in the National Aviation Policy White Paper Flight Path to the Future. Download the White Paper here.

The Forum meets twice a year and its membership is as follows:

Organisation   Representative on Forum (or nominee)

Sydney Airport Corporation Limited

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Relevant General Managers (as required)

Australian Government

  • Department of Infrastructure and Transport
  • Airservices Australia (as required)

NSW Government

  • Director General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet
  • Director General of the Department of Planning and Infrastructure
  • Director General of Transport for New South Wales
  • Chief Executive of the Office of Environment and Heritage
  • Director General of the Department of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services

Local Government

  • General Manager – Rockdale City Council
  • General Manager – Marrickville Council
  • General Manager – City of Botany Bay Council
  • Chief Executive Officer – City of Sydney Council
  • General Manager – Sutherland Shire Council


  • Executive Director – Sydney Business Chamber

The Forum adopted Terms of Reference at its first meeting held in December 2010. These can be downloaded from our "Related Downloads" section at the bottom of this page.