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An evaluation of the airspace arrangements and classification within 35nm of Hobart has been completed.

Have your say on the reduced separation distances for taxiways and taxilanes now in place.

Consultation on radio frequency use for low level Class G airspace is now open. Have your say.

We’re updating guidance material for making changes to controlled airspace and want your input before producing a draft for further consultation.

Get all the latest news from CASA and on safety regulation in the latest edition.

The Part 66 post-implementation review is open for submissions until 26 May 2017.

We're recruiting for a Chief Executive Officer / Director of Aviation Safety.

Part 61 Solutions Taskforce closure report released.

ADS-B aircraft equipment rules are in place, helping keep Australian aviation at the forefront of safety.

CASA’s acting Director of Aviation Safety sets the scene for 2017 in the January edition of the CASA Briefing newsletter.

Work to set up an independent review of the new fatigue rules has begun.

Guidance and further information for limited category aircraft rules commencing 28 January is now available.

Drone for Xmas? There are rules around keeping yourself and others safe.

Keep up to date with aviation safety over the holidays and into 2017 with the CASA Briefing e-newsletter.

We encourage written submissions and comments from all sectors of the aviation and medical communities by 30 March 2017.

Fit ADS-B equipment now for safer flying in the new year. Regulations commence 2 February 2017.

Operators seeking a fatigue risk management system (FRMS) approval to continue existing operations on a ‘like for like’ basis under CAO 48.1 will not be charged for transition.

The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System notification form will be temporarily unavailable due to scheduled maintenance on Saturday 10 December 2016 from 2pm to 9pm (AEDT).

On 22 November 2016, Senator Nick Xenophon withdrew his motion to disallow Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (Part 101) Regulation 2016 in the Australian Senate.

Find out about changes to ADS-B requirements, when not to use runway strips and new licensing videos. All in the November CASA Briefing e-newsletter. Get your copy now.

New rules will come into effect on 28 January 2017.

The RPAS notification form will be temporarily unavailable due to scheduled maintenance on Saturday 19 November 2016 from 2pm to 3pm AEST.

This casa.gov.au website will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance on Thursday 17 November 2016 from 8pm to 9pm AEDT.

An independent review of the Office of Airspace Regulation has been completed.

Scheduled maintenance will interrupt some CASA systems between 8pm Friday 4 November and 9am AEDT Monday 7 November: Self Service, Medical Records System, Delegate Management Notification System an

People who subscribe to emails from CASA may have recently received multiple email copies. CASA would like to apologise for any inconvenience.

Don’t miss out on all the news from CASA. October CASA Briefing e-newsletter out now.

Recent changes to the safety regulations covering the operations of drones remain in place.

Air travellers must not take Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices on any aircraft at any time due to the risk of fire.

Operators and pilots now have until 1 May 2018 to comply with Civil Aviation Order 48.1.