Disclosure log

Under the Freedom of Information Act 1982, we publish a list of documents we’ve released in response to freedom of information (FOI) requests. These are published within 10 days of releasing them.

The list doesn’t include documents with personal or business information if it’s ‘unreasonable’ to publish that information.

To request access to the documents in our disclosure log, contact us.

To request information that isn’t on our website, you can use our online form or write to:

Freedom of Information Officer
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
GPO Box 2005
Canberra ACT 2601

Disclosure log

Below are lists of documents we have released, ordered by year of request.

2021

Date FOI request Exemption(s) applied if applicable
22 September 2021 Basair AOC 2006 - 2009 -
6 August 2021 CASA gift log -

2020

Date FOI request Exemption(s) applied if applicable

23 June 2020

CASA’s Governance Framework

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18 June 2020

Tranche Two documents relating to the Airspace Modernisation Program

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24 April 2020

CAR 31 AME Licence transition to CASR Part 66 procedural documents

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16 March 2020

Permission documents issued for the 2020 Tyabb Air Show

s 47G(1)(a), s 47F

5 March 2020

Permission documents issued to Microflite allowing it to conduct aerial photography for the 2020 Supercar season.

s 47G(1)(a)

22 February 2020

Certificate of Airworthiness for VH-XYM

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2019

Date FOI request Exemption(s) applied if applicable

24 December 2019

Correspondence between Sunshine Coast Airport Pty Ltd, Sunshine Coast Council, Sunshine Coast Airport, Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project and CASA regarding the retention and/or continued use the existing 18/36 runway at Sunshine Coast Airport and any recommendations or advice provided by CASA for decommissioning of Runway 18/36

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20 December 2019

List of Fatigue Risk Management Systems operators

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17 December 2019

All exchanges of communication between CASA and third parties regarding a Danger Area Application for KRA 54, on Lots 2 and 3 on RP 214949, or 945 North Arm, and 953 North Arm, Yandina Creek Road, Queensland

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29 November 2019

Documents regarding manned aircraft proposal

s 45, s 42, s 47E(d), s 47, s 47G

20 November 2019

Documents relating to the closing or ceasing of the CASA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standards Sub Committee (UASSC)

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26 September 2019

Correspondence between CASA and the FAA, and CASA and any government minister or their office, which references the Lion Air Flight 610 Crash on October 29, 2018, and/or the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash on March 10, and/or refers to CASA's consideration of whether to ground 737 MAX aircraft in Australian airspace, and/or CASA's decision to ground the MAX on March 12.

s 47G

27 August 2019

All written submissions received by CASA for its current preliminary review of the airspace classification at Hobart Airport.

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16 July 2019

Regulatory Impact Statement for the proposed remotely piloted aircraft registration and accreditation scheme.

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24 June 2019

Approval for night training for Peninsula Aero Club from March 2019.

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18 June 2019

Documents regarding 4 CASA position descriptions.

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17 June 2019

Documents relating to Designated Aviation Medical Examiners being able to issue Class 2 medical certificates on the spot in April 2018.

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7 June 2019

Documents regarding CASA assessment of Gungahlin delivery operation.

s 47, s 47G

16 May 2019

Documents regarding Fuel Management requirements and Aerial Mustering Aviation Safety Issues.

s 42, s 47G

13 May 2019

Documents regarding CASA quarterly risk reviews for Hobart and Cambridge from September 2017-March 2019.

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3 May 2019

Documents regarding correspondence between CASA and Central Coast Council regarding compliance with landing area guidelines at Warnervale Aerodrome.

s 47F

2 May 2019

Documents regarding the development of Part 43 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

s 42

11 April 2019

Documents referring to CASA's analysis of incidents in the vicinity of Hobart since 14 September 2017.

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2 April 2019

Instrument of Delegation permitting CASA Executive Manager Regulatory Services and Surveillance to cancel a Certificate of Approval.

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19 March 2019

Consultation documents regarding Remotely Piloted Aircraft Registration and Accreditation Scheme, minutes of meetings with external parties and correspondence between CASA and Ministers.

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7 March 2019

Correspondence sent to and from CASA regarding RAAus Board.

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25 February 2019

Permission documents issued to Microflite allowing it to conduct aerial photography for the 2019 Supercar season.

s 47G(1)(a)

2018

Date FOI request Exemption(s) applied if applicable

20 December 2018

Documents regarding the minutes of any meetings between CASA and representatives of Airbus regarding the operators certificate granted on 19 September 2018.

s 47G(1)(a)

4 December 2018

Copy of CASA Supplemental Type Certificate STC 123-1 issued circa 1984 regarding Bell 47 G4A helicopters.

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16 November 2018

Documents regarding Project Wing drone trial in Bonython and Royalla.

s 47G(1)(a), s 47F

24 September 2018

Certificate of Airworthiness for aircraft VH-OOB.

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11 September 2018

Documents that explain CASA’s decision in December 2017 to reject a driver’s license self- certificated medical standard for Private Pilot License holders for General Aviation

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17 August 2018

Deidentified copies of all balloon Maintenance Authorities issued by CASA since January 2015.

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9 July 2018

Documents regarding aircraft VH-OOB.

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21 June 2018

Documents regarding changes to flight paths at Warnervale Aerodrome on 25 May 2018.

s 47F

22 May 2018

Approval of Peninsula Aero Club to provide single engine night VMC and single engine IFR training.

s 47G(1)(a)

18 May 2018

Consultation documents and RIS in relation to amendments to Civil Aviation Order 100.96 in 2015.

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5 April 2018

Documents in relation to correspondence between CASA and Essendon Airport Pty Ltd, and the safety case and assessments that justify the buildings in the south east quadrant of the airport known as the Bulla Road Precinct of Essendon Airport.

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28 March 2018

Documents in relation to Aviation Medical data provided to BITRE for the purposes of the General Aviation Study published in December 2017.

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28 February 2018

CASA Investigations Manuals from July 2017 and current manual.

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19 February 2018

Documents relating to CASA’s aeronautical study of Hobart in February 2017.

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12 January 2018

AOC applications for Josh Hoch and/or Hoch Air Pty Ltd.

s 47F, s 47G(1)(a)

12 January 2018

Documents previously appearing on CASA's FOI Disclosure Log, and documents regarding decision to reduce the FOI log.

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11 January 2018

Media statements by Peter Gibson regarding Hawkesbury River crash on 31 December 2017.

s 47F

11 January 2018

Positive feedback received by CASA from flying training organisations regarding Part 141 transitioning.

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11 January 2018

Aerial mustering studies carried out by CASA.

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2017

Date FOI request Exemption(s) applied if applicable

22 December 2017

Copies of CASA Aiming Higher publications from 1997-2000.

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19 December 2017

Documents regarding surveillance activities contrary to the CASA Surveillance Manual.

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22 November 2017

Documents regarding CASA Aviation Group updates to its Privacy Compliance Program.

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17 November 2017

Documents regarding all correspondence regarding the Northern RAPAC Committee and its prospective members written from and on 1 April 2017 inclusive of the CASA Board, CEO, CASA Legal and CASA Stakeholder Engagement Group Manager.

s 47F

9 October 2017

United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Certificate of Airworthiness for Export for aircraft serial no. E2093, dated 27 October 1988.

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9 August 2017

Air Operators Certificate of Prestige Helicopters Pty Ltd as at 14 September 2010.

s 47G(1)(a)

7 August 2017

Type certification documents for BAe 146 aircraft and certification of airworthiness documents for aircraft VH-JJS.

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23 June 2017

CASA Surveillance Manual that was in place from 27 February 2017 to 2 March 2017.

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9 June 2017

Documents regarding the job description of a CASA officer.

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18 May 2017

Documents regarding helicopter landings at the wedding of Salim Mehajer in 2015.

s 47F

11 May 2017

Documents regarding the job description of a CASA officer.

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1 May 2017

Material regarding Flight ZL768 from Albury on 17 March 2017.

s 47F, s 47G(1)(a), s 47G(1)(b)

17 March 2017

Documents regarding the abolition of the Ethics and Conduct Committee.

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31 January 2017

Seeking access to documents titled ‘Managing Breaches of the Code of Conduct’.

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16 January 2017

Material to support the writing of Part 61, CAR 206 that relates to the head of power to make that part or regulation.

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16 January 2017

Documents regarding CASA use of Avtur and Avgas funds from 2010 to 2016.

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2016

Date FOI request Exemption(s) applied if applicable

16 December 2016

Documents regarding industry feedback about changes to Parts 141 and 142 of Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 that support CASA's contention that the changes are 'minor' in nature.

s 47F

29 November 2016

Documents regarding the placing of two advertisements for Aviation Safety Inspectors on 7th and 10th October 2016.

s 47F

23 November 2016

Documents relating to the certification, registration, manufacture, maintenance and operation of a Zenith Zodiac CH 601 XL, registered as VH-ZRS which crashed at ‘Narrowneck’ Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland on 7 March 2008.

s 47F

16 November 2016

Documents relating to CASA training to prevent bullying and inappropriate behaviour in the workplace, additional training for managerial staff regarding the prevention of bullying and inappropriate behaviour in the workplace (and in addition to the handling of complaints regarding bullying and inappropriate behaviour) and also for currency training undertaken by CASA regarding bullying and inappropriate behaviour.

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7 November 2016

Documents that resulted in the Drafting Instructions for Civil Aviation Order 48.1 (2013).

s 47F

4 November 2016

Final audit report in April 2016 regarding managing of underperformance of CASA staff.

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2 November 2016

Documents related to the basis for the SID's requirement, RIS and other correspondence between CASA and the Federal Aviation Authority.

s 47F

17 October 2016

Documents regarding number of unmanned operator’s certificates granted by CASA between 2002 and 2016.

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22 September 2016

Documents received by CASA from ATSB that CASA used as evidence that demonstrates that flight crew fatigue is an unmitigated hazard in regional Australian RPT operations that justifies CAO 48.1

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9 September 2016

Risk assessments for the changes to CASR Part 101 to determine any possible risk or hazard it would present to current aviation activities and the general public.

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26 August 2016

Various files relating to Yeoman Cropmaster YA 1 250R Series 2.

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1 July 2016

Documents relating to weather engineering from July 2015 to July 2016.

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23 May 2016

Documents relating to Airservices Australia’s intention in bringing in the Tasmania Wide Area Multi-lateration system announced in 2006.

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16 March 2016

Documents relating to the findings of all investigations into misuse/regulatory breaches of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (both recreational and commercial) in the last 12 months, including statistics of the number of reports made by operators/members of the public about possible misuse.

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29 January 2016

Original Certificate of Airworthiness for aircraft VH-LSN (Jabiru Model J160C, SN: 082).

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2015

Date FOI request Exemption(s) applied if applicable

4 August 2015

Documents containing data relating to the 46 reported engine failures in 2014 involving Jabiru powered aircraft.

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10 March 2015

Copies of the CASR Part 145 AMC/GM initial issue and various revisions.

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2014

Date FOI request Exemption(s) applied if applicable

30 June 2014

Documents relating to Brisbane West Wellcamp Aerodrome.

s 47F, s 47E(d) and s 47

20 June 2014

Dr Navathe's Report following his attendance at the AMA Meeting in San Diego in May 2014.

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