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A lot is happening in safety regulation and at CASA. Keep up with the news by subscribing to the CASA Briefing e-newsletter.

Developing or planning a fatigue risk management system but unable to attend the recent forum. For questions or feedback email fatigue.management@casa.gov.au.
A special taskforce is being set up within CASA to address outstanding issues with the new licensing suite of regulations.
Developing or planning a fatigue risk management system - still have questions?
Access to CASA Self Service and other online services are now available after the successful system upgrade. New users can register now for CASA Self Service.
There’s a lot happening in CASA and safety regulation. Make sure you don’t miss out. Get the October newsletter.
The aviation community is being invited to contribute to a review of the functions and operations of CASA's OAR.
CASA online services will be unavailable from 8pm AEDT Friday 30 October 2015 until 8pm AEDT Saturday 31 October 2015 due to a planned system upgrade.
The principles guiding the way CASA operates have been set out clearly in a new regulatory philosophy.
All members of the aviation community are being asked to give CASA their views on the implementation of key new suites of Civil Aviation Safety Regulations.

Flying multi-crew operations for the first time? Reminder: new requirements for multi-crew cooperation training came into effect on 1 September 2015.

CASA has issued an air operator's certificate to Indonesia AirAsia X for flights Between Melbourne and Bali.

This new regulation enhances the existing processes for management of aeronautical data and information. A 12-month transition period applies. Visit the CASR Part 175 page to learn more.

Join CASA’s Director of Aviation Safety Mark Skidmore in Mildura on 30 July. Have your say on your aviation safety challenges.

The operational limitations on aircraft powered by Jabiru engines will continue to apply as from 1 July 2015, subject to a change relaxing one of the conditions.

New information is available for current and potential operators of foreign aircraft in Australia about the factors CASA takes into account when assessing an application for a Foreign Aircraft Air

People filling in CASA forms will soon notice the spaces provided for their aviation reference number have grown from six to seven.

DAS Directive 01/2015 - Development and Application of Risk- Based and Cost- Effective Aviation Safety Regulations has been released.

Feedback from the aviation community has led to several changes to the low-level rating requirements in the new licensing regulations.

The old self-service online portal is closing soon. It’s replaced by a new online self-service. Read more about CASA's online self-service.

CASA welcomes a report by the Commonwealth Ombudsman into aviation coronial investigations. Recommendations in the report have been accepted.

Australian operators and pilots are once again reminded to check notices regularly about potential safety and security threats to flights before conducting international operations. Read CASA's advice, including links to information services.

CASA is running one-day safety management systems for aviation workshops in most major capital cities during April and May. See the SMS workshop schedule for information on dates, venues, cost and registration.

The inspection requirements for R44 helicopters fitted with dash 7 blades have been relaxed. More flexibility for operators.

CASA has lifted the grounding of R44 helicopters fitted with dash 7 main rotor blades. Inspections now mandated.

All Robinson R44 helicopters fitted with main rotor blades P/N C016-7 have been grounded. This follows a fatal accident in New Zealand. Airworthiness Directive AD/R44/24 has been issued.

Australian operators and pilots are reminded to check notices regularly about potential safety and security threats to flights before conducting international operations. Read CASA’s advice, including links to information services.

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Last updated: 4 March 2016