Image for BDO Perth To Finish An Hour Early, And Will Be Noise Monitored Says Environment Minister

BDO Perth To Finish An Hour Early, And Will Be Noise Monitored Says Environment Minister

Written by Mike Hohnen on December 19, 2012

Perth’s Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) has today announced that in an attempt to minimise the inconvenience to locals, the Big Day Out festival is to wrap things up an hour earlier than expected, and they have made it clear that the event’s noise levels will be monitored.

The inhabitants of the Claremont area have been highly vocal on their contempt for the event, and similar ones, on account of the damage they cause to their part of the city; and now with the DEC weighing in, BDO organisers must be starting to feel as though they’ve outstayed their welcome at the Claremont Showgrounds venue.

Environment Minister Bill Marmion has stated that the event, scheduled to take place January 28, “must finish by 10pm and DEC will monitor noise levels throughout the event” in accordance with new ministerial conditions, which cannot be appealed, according to Perth Now. Marmion adds, “The conditions enable some exceedence of noise levels to take into account factors over which the organisers have no control, such as changing winds or unusual weather conditions.”

The DEC will allow organisers to start the event an hour earlier to make up for the difference, so festivalgoers should still be able to get a good solid day in.

Join Music Feeds on Facebook

More On Music Feeds

News

Tom DeLonge Is “Willing And Interested” In Rejoining Blink-182

Former Blink-182 guitarist and vocalist Tom DeLonge says he is “totally willing and interesting” in reuniting with his former bandmates Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker, reassuring fans that the longtime Blink lineup might actually have a future.

News

Tool’s New Album Isn’t Ready, But They ARE Selling These New Blankets

It’s been almost a decade since the last Tool album first graced our ears, and while fans continue to sit tight in anticipation of the group’s super-highly-anticipated next album, the band are selling USD$200 blankets made from recycled Tool shirts.

News

Lansdowne Hotel Announces Free ‘Last Call’ Farewell Festival

With its doors set to close for good in the coming weeks, Sydney’s Lansdowne Hotel is set to go out with a bang thanks to its newly-announced Last Call farewell festival, which will take place in just over a week’s time.

News

Sexual Acts Cause Outrage At New Zealand Pretty Ricky Concert

A performance by US hip hop outfit Pretty Ricky has caused controversy, with concertgoers in New Zealand reportedly demanding refunds after watching the group take part in what one witness has called a “live sex show” during their set.

News

Second Act Confirmed For Field Day 2016

Field Day‘s short list of confirmed 2016 artists has increased by one, with the addition of Michigan DJ and producer Seth Troxler, who will be heading down under for the festival in January.

News

5 Greatest Punk Rock Frontmen/Women With Frank Carter

Former Gallows frontman Frank Carter is known for being one of the ballsiest, most impressive punk rock frontmen of recent times and so to celebrate the release of the new album Blossom from Frank Carter + The Rattlesnakes we got the man himself to run us through who he thinks matches his stage prowess with .

Around the web

This May Also Interest You