Thank you to everyone who came along to my meeting on Saturday to discuss the growing problem of noise and pollution at the White Bay Cruise Terminal.
The meeting was a fantastic success with over 100 attendees. I was delighted to talk to so many local residents who are eager to take action and get involved in our campaign for clean air.
Thank you also to Kate Horrobin from Stop Cruise Ship Pollution who gave us a really helpful insight into the health risks this industry poses to all of us.
It’s now vital that we get organised for the upcoming cruising season. Here is the plan:
We’ve launched a letter writing campaign targeting Carnival Australia and the Federal Minister for Transport. If you didn’t sign a letter on Saturday, you can drop into the office to collect a copy or download our templates below:
As many of you know, the complaints handing process has been inadequate and as a result we’re missing a vital level of accountability from the Port Authority. My office will be creating a complaints handing database to document the frequency and extent of breaches and ensure incidents are being responded to properly.
If you have a noise or pollution complaint, please CC or send a copy to my office on [email protected] so we can add it to our database and ensure it is followed up.
Tell us your story
Together with Stop Cruise Ship Pollution we’ll be working on telling the story of noise and air pollution this summer. If you and your family have been directly impacted and you’d be happy to speak to us, please get in touch.
I am absolutely committed to protecting what is special about our community and strongly believe that a well organised community campaign this summer can build on the results we’ve already achieved. Thank you again for your support.