Part 176 of CASR Aerodrome rescue and firefighting services

Rule status

Proposed

Part 176 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) will set out the requirements for providing aerodrome and fire fighting services (ARFFS). It will put in place a safety framework, set minimum service standards, and outline:

  • when an ARFFS service is required (establishment or disestablishment)
  • provision of ARFFS outside of the criteria
  • arrangements with state or territory fire brigades and other third party providers
  • quality control
  • personnel recruitment
  • training establishments
  • applicant organisations.

Who it affects

Part 176 affects: 

  • ARFFS providers (including Airservices Australia)
  • aircraft operators
  • prospective ARFFS providers
  • prospective ARFFS training providers
  • aerodrome operators
  • federal, territory, state and local government agencies.

Legislative instruments

Legislative instruments include exemptions to particular regulatory requirements in aviation regulations or a Manual of Standards, but which apply to a broad range of persons. Instruments related to this part will display in this space or you can view our list of legislative instruments.

Non-legislative instruments

Non-legislative instruments include exemptions to particular regulatory requirements in aviation regulations or a Manual of Standards, but which apply to a particular person. Non-legislative instruments related to this part will display in this space or your can view our list of non-legislative instruments.

Guidance material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance to explain particular regulatory requirements of a CASR Part. Guidance material relating to this part will appear in this space or you can view all our guidance material.

Date published:
Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//content-search/rules/part-176-casr-aerodrome-rescue-and-firefighting-services
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