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Helipad Penrith Lakes

Posted: 07.06.2022

The NSW Department of Planning & Environment has finalised its whole-of-government assessment of the proposed Helipad Penrith Lakes – 100 Old Castlereagh Road, Castlereagh (DA21/15298) and it has come to the Independent Planning Commission NSW for determination.

Commissioners Chris Wilson (Panel Chair) and Dr Sheridan Coakes have been appointed to determine this development application. They will host the public meeting from 9.00am AEDT on Thursday 30 June 2022 to hear directly from community members.

(Please note: The Commission has also tentatively set aside Friday 1 July 2022 to extend the public meeting to a second day should it be necessary.)

This public meeting will be conducted remotely by electronic means with registered speakers participating via videoconference or telephone.

How to Have Your Say

If you wish to apply to speak at the public meeting, you must complete the online registration form by no later than 12pm AEDT on Thursday 23 June 2022. Registered speakers will be provided information on how to join the meeting and technical assistance available to help them prepare for the meeting.

How to watch the Meeting

This public meeting will be livestreamed on the Commission’s website:

In the interests of openness and transparency, we will also publish a transcript of the public meeting on the Commission’s website.

Written submissions

If you want to have your say on this project but cannot take part in the public meeting, you can submit your comments in writing to the Commission up to one week (seven days) after the public meeting via email, post or our online portal:

The deadline for written submissions is 5pm AEDT on Thursday 7 July 2022.

For more information

You can find the Department’s final assessment report and other relevant information on our website:

If you have any questions about the Commission’s decision-making process or how you can have your say, please contact us on (02) 9383 2100 or

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We recognise the importance of community participation in our decision-making process. Using our ‘Make a submission’ form is the easiest way for you to make a submission on cases currently before the Commission.

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