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Frequency use at low level in Class G airspace results published

Regulatory information and updates published on our website last month.

CASA is seeking feedback on new rules for remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) operations (popularly known as drones).

CASA is changing the cost of Air Traffic Controller and Flight Crew Licence wallets from Monday 1 October 2018.

We have announced new dates for the 2019 Flight Examiner Rating Course classroom workshops.

A summary of consultation is now available for the new draft general operating and flight rules – Part 91 of CASR.

Director Shane Carmody thanks the aviation community for input on new regs in the latest CASA Briefing newsletter.

Comment on key new rules, why CASA believes in general aviation and sport regs are here. All in the latest CASA Briefing newsletter.

We’re looking for suppliers with the right combination of specialist writing, editing, research and aviation skills.

Rob Walker, Executive Manager Stakeholder Engagement, spoke at the conference on 18 July.

Part 149 has been made, bringing a new level of recognition to sport and recreational aviation in Australia.

A summary of consultation is now available on the Part 139 rules for aerodromes. View the report and responses on our Consultation Hub.

Changes to how applicants apply for an Aviation Reference Number (ARN) have come into effect today.

The basic class two medical is poised to be available from early July. Find out more in the latest CASA Briefing.

The policy for a proposed subpart for limited category aircraft maintenance is now available for feedback.

We’re asking all ReOC holders to participate in our annual drone census.

A special scholarship has been launched to honour the memory of CASA flying operations inspector Stephen Guerin.

Hear about what CASA is doing to ease the regulatory burden in the latest edition of the CASA Briefing newsletter.

New rules covering minimum fuel requirements for all Australian aircraft will come into effect from 8 November 2018.

Helicopter pilots who encounter an abnormal situation while in flight are asked to 'don’t push it, land it'.


The review takes into account submissions to a discussion paper issued by us on drone safety regulation in August 2017.

Read the latest CASAbriefing - find out about the top six ranking given to Australia and our new multicomm proposal.