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AusALPA Submission to Airservices Proposed Lowering of Class E on the East Coast to 6500' AMSL

AusALPA Submission to Airservices Proposed Lowering of Class E on the East Coast to 6500' AMSL

AusALPA has been actively involved in stakeholder engagement with Airservices’ airspace proposals, particularly those related to the “J-curve”, for some time. We have been stridently critical of the way in which Airservices (AsA) has presented the various proposals to modify Australia’s existing airspace architecture, especially in the absence of any semblance of Design and Implementation Safety Cases.

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AusALPA Comments on the Airspace Review of Ballina

AusALPA Comments on the Airspace Review of Ballina

AusALPA strongly support the end-state proposal of a combined control zone and approach service for the Ballina airspace. 
AusALPA is concerned that the proposed piecemeal and stepped-solution timeline for the implementation of the draft recommendations demonstrate that the issues are not being adequately addressed holistically.

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Normalising Tailwind Operations Politics Threatening Aviation Safety

Normalising Tailwind Operations Politics Threatening Aviation Safety

AusALPA is very concerned with the political processes being undertaken by Airservices (AsA) and Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) to appease a small but vocal segment of the local community who, after being lulled into a false environmental perception by the lack of aviation activity during the majority of the COVID-19 pandemic, are concerned by the impact of a resumption of flights on their property values as well as the impact on their quality of life.

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Submission to the Senate Committee for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation Inquiry Re Exemptions

Submission to the Senate Committee for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation Inquiry Re Exemptions

We urge the Committee to carefully review how we got to the stage where a particular piece of delegated legislations allows an agency, hidden from Parliamentary oversight, to abandon its own modernised rules, ignore the stakeholder engagement and contributions thereto and acquiesce to an applicant’s desire for business reasons to “phoenix” discarded rules while avoiding any administrative law scrutiny on the basis that “happy applicants do not complain”.

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2019 NASF Implementation Review

2019 NASF Implementation Review

AusALPA recognises that the economic decisions surrounding airports, i.e. determining the balance between the economic benefits of developments and the detriments to the accessibility, efficiency and capacity of an airport, rest entirely with the relevant jurisdiction within which the airport is situated or which retains legal control.

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