AOPA Australia to Meet with Moreton Bay Regional Council 30th October 2019

AOPA Australia to Meet with Moreton Bay Regional Council 30th October 2019

AOPA Australia to Meet with Moreton Bay Regional Council 30th October 2019

October 2, 2019 By Kreisha Ballantyne
AOPA Australia's KREISHA BALLANTYNE reports.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association of Australia will travel to Strathpine in Queensland, 30th October 2019, to meet with the Moreton Bay Regional Council to discuss the future of...

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association of Australia will travel to Strathpine in Queensland, 30th October 2019, to meet with the Moreton Bay Regional Council to discuss the future of Redcliffe Aerodrome, addressing general aviation industry concerns with newly introduced unsustainable increases in property leasehold rates and airport charges.

The meeting will be held at the Moreton Bay Regional Council chambers, commencing at 12:30pm.

Moreton Bay Regional Council representatives attending the meeting;

Cr Allan Sutherland, Mayor
Cr Kolliana Winchester – Division 6 / Spokesperson for Parks, Recreation and Sport
Cr James Houghton – Division 5
Mr Joshua O’Keefe – Manager, Strategy and Engagement (Office of the Mayor)
Mr Bill Halpin – Director, Community and Environmental Services

AOPA Australia and Redcliffe Aerodrome Chamber of Commerce Inc representatives attending the meeting;

AOPA Australia Executive Director Mr Benjamin Morgan
AOPA Australia Queensland Director Mr Shawn Kelly
RCCI Chairman Mr Alan Carlisle




Kreisha Ballantyne

Kreisha’s experience across various sectors of the aviation industry reflect her passion for general aviation. In previous editorial roles at AOPA Australian Pilot, Sport Pilot and AirSport, Kreisha has had the privilege of flying in – and writing about -a multitude of aircraft types, from a powered parachute to a PC12. Kreisha is currently a feature writer for Australian Flying magazine, as well as CASA’s Flight Safety Australia. As a private pilot, Kreisha has experienced an incredible array of aviation adventures, including flying solo across Australia in heels and lipstick to influence young female pilots; wing-walking on a vintage Stearman; flying in New Zealand, the UK, the USA and Austria; and interviewing a diverse and incredible cross-section of aviators. Now in her tenth year in the industry, she is delighted to continue her passion for writing about aviation as one of AOPA’s new digital editors.

Topic: Airports

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