Annual Report 2011-12
The annual report provides a concise picture of the operations of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), and reviews our performance against the corporate goals identified in the CASA Corporate Plan 2011–12 to 2013–14, for the year ending on 30 June 2012.
The report also provides a detailed description of CASA's operations during the year, financial statements for 2011–12, and a look at our plans for meeting challenges in the year ahead.
The report was prepared in accordance with the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 and Orders made under that Act, and with the Civil Aviation Act 1988.
CASA is accountable to the Minister, the Parliament and the Australian people. Reporting is an important element of the responsibility that CASA has to the wider aviation community.
CASA's intention is to provide a transparent, easy-to-read report of its performance. We invite readers to use the feedback link firstname.lastname@example.org to provide constructive comments on this report and suggest ways to improve our future reporting practices.
Contents of the Report
The report is comprised of six parts:
This part of the annual report provides an overview of CASA and its performance in 2011–12 as it progressed its vision of Safe skies for all. It describes the challenges that lie ahead and provides a summary of CASA's financial performance in 2011–12.
This part of the annual report provides a detailed performance assessment of CASA's activities during the year, and how they contributed to achieving the authority's corporate goals and portfolio outcome. It provides an update on the status of ongoing initiatives and presents CASA's approach to enhancing and promoting higher standards of aviation safety in the future.
To complement the performance report, detailed data on aspects of CASA's operations are provided in Appendix A in Part 6: Appendices and references.
CASA has a range of measures in place to ensure that it meets its commitment to be publically accountable for its actions and provides a safe and rewarding work environment for its staff. This part of the annual report details CASA's corporate governance arrangements, organisational structure and people, and describes the initiatives CASA takes to engage effectively with the wider aviation community.
As a statutory authority of the Australian Government, CASA is accountable to the Minister, the Parliament and the Australian people. This part of the annual report provides information to satisfy the reporting requirements of a range of Commonwealth legislation and Australian Government policies that relate to CASA's performance as a statutory authority.
Contains a complete set of CASA's audited financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2012.
This section contains appendices that provide details of CASA's operations and address particular reporting requirements under the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 and other legislation. The appendices are followed by reference tools to help the reader to find and use information in the annual report.