Air Services Amendment Bill 2018

16 August 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-820-5

View the report as a single document - (PDF 499KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the committee (PDF 20KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 88KB)

Referral of inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the report
Purpose of the bill
Provisions of the bill
Scrutiny of Bills Committee
Note on references
Aircraft Noise

Chapter 2 - Key Provisions (PDF 33KB)

Changes to Airservices Australia's functions
Board of Airservices Australia
Aircraft Noise Ombudsman
Complaints reporting
Community Aviation Advocate

Chapter 3 - Consultation and representation (PDF 124KB)

Community consultation and the role of Airservices Australia
Proposed consultation obligations
Community Aviation Consultation Groups
Other consultation forums – Fly Neighbourly Agreements
Other forums – Airport Master Plans and Major Development Plans
Community Aviation Advocate
ANO findings and recommendations
Committee observations

Chapter 4 (PDF 43KB)

Current arrangements
Awareness and understanding of the ANO's role
Governance considerations

Chapter 5 (PDF 63KB)

Proposed subsection 10B – Melbourne airspace and flight paths
Proposed subsection 10C – Review of flight paths
Proposed amendment to the definition of 'environment'
Increasing the Airservices Board membership – Items 6 and 7
Committee observations

Chapter 6 (PDF 35KB)
Dissenting Report from the Australian Greens (PDF 20KB)

Community consultation, representation and advocacy

Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 81KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 14KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511