Lease of land to Geoscience Australia
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1995
PUBLIC NOTICE – LEASE OF LAND TO GEOSCIENCE AUSTRALIA
It is HEREBY NOTIFIED for public information that the Shire of Halls Creek Council has approved an application by Geoscience Australia to lease to 1600m2 of land on Lot 9005 DP 69970, commonly referred to as Airport Land, for the construction of a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Ground Station. The GNSS ground station will provide data to support the Positioning Australia Program. The precise positioning capability will deliver increased productivity, improve community safety, and allow for future innovation. Improved satellite positioning technology will allow for greater navigational accuracy for aircraft flying into rural and regional Australia, such as the Royal Flying Doctor Service fleet. Details of the lease approval are available in the minutes of the OCM held on 15 April 2021, which can be accessed on the Shire website.
Noel Mason Chief Executive Officer