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NSW Premier and Minister for Health open EMS helicopter base

NSW Premier and Minister for Health open EMS helicopter base

More than 2000 patients have been rescued by aeromedical choppers in Sydney and southern NSW in the past year, under the $151.2 million Helicopter Retrieval Network. Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Health Brad Hazzard today officially opened the new $25 million Bankstown NSW Ambulance and Toll Rescue Helicopter Base, marking a significant milestone in… Read more »

Source: New South Wales Government, 25-Jan-18

The Toll Rescue Helicopter Service is airborne for communities of NSW

Toll Group has officially launched the Toll Rescue Helicopter Service in partnership with NSW Ambulance to provide greater aeromedical services to communities of NSW in the Southern Zone. Patient rescue, retrieval and treatment services are now operating from the new Toll & NSW Ambulance Rescue Helicopter Base in Sydney. The new Southern Zone contract operated… Read more »

Source: Toll Helicopters, 17-Jan-17

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Floating helipad approved without a key requirement being fulfilled

Floating helipad approved without a key requirement being fulfilled

A LICENCE to operate a floating heliport on Sydney Harbour was issued to Newcastle Helicopters by the NSW government without a key requirement being fulfilled, in the latest breakdown in the proper approval process for the controversial project. (see full story)

Source: Sydney Morning Herald, 25-Jan-13

Floating heliport in Sydney Harbour to open in December

Floating heliport in Sydney Harbour to open in December

Newcastle Helicopters has gained government approval to operate a Floating Heliport in Sydney Harbour from early next month. Answering the growing need for helicopter based services in the Sydney CBD area, Newcastle Helicopters, have developed the concept of a powered flat top vessel based on central Sydney Harbour, complete with two helipad sites and deck space to manage passenger… Read more »

Source: Newcastle Helicopters, 23-Nov-12

Heliport a must-have for Sydney, says lobby

Heliport a must-have for Sydney, says lobby

Battles to establish a permanent heliport in Sydney have flared since the early 1980s when the heliport at Darling Harbour was removed in the redevelopment of the old rail yards.  (Full story)

Source: Sydney Morning Herald, 06-Jul-11

Sydney Harbour review calls for heliport

Sydney Harbour review calls for heliport

Yesterday, the Tourism and Transport Forum released a document called “HarbourView”, and representing their vision for revitalising Sydney as Australia’s international gateway and premier tourism destination. Their vision includes the following statement “Since the late 80s, Sydney has been one of the few global cities without a helicopter service. A Harbour Chopper service will provide… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 29-Nov-10