Council wishes to advise residents of the Australian Defence Forces (ADF) intention to conduct helicopter and personnel training in the Lithgow Area in late September 2020.

The training will include ADF helicopters flying by day and night, at low altitudes in urban and rural areas between the 17th September and 24th September 2020. 

People who see the training should not be concerned that any of the locations are under any form of actual threat.  

The public should not be alarmed if they see or hear military helicopters and military personnel carrying weapons. No ammunition will be used during the training. 

The Australian Defence is unable to provide further information regarding this training in order to protect operational tactics, techniques and procedures.