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Annual Report 2005-06: About this report

About this report

This report provides a concise picture of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and its performance for the year ended 30 June 2006; for the parliament, the aviation community and the public.

The report is presented for tabling in both Houses of Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia. It complies with Part 1, Schedule 1 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 and the relevant Finance Minister’s Orders. A compliance index is provided.


From the Chief Executive Officer points to significant developments in 2005–06 and to directions for the future.

Part 1 provides an overview of CASA, what happened during the year with operations and finances, and what is ahead in 2006–07.

Part 2 reports on what was achieved during the year, including the contribution made by CASA’s four outputs to achieving its vision of safe skies for all and the portfolio outcome of fostering an efficient, sustainable, competitive, safe and secure transport system, performance against the measures set for the year, and important steps towards better outcomes in the future.

Part 3 reports on CASA’s corporate governance, probity safeguards, and management of people, systems and stakeholder relationships.

Part 4 provides information about accountability and external scrutiny during the year.

Part 5 provides information in accordance with statutory reporting requirements not dealt with in other parts of the report, such as freedom of information, occupational health and safety, environmental sustainability and the Commonwealth Disability Strategy.

Part 6 contains CASA’s audited financial statements for 2005–06.

Part 7 comprises appendices with statistical and other information supporting the operational and performance reporting in the body of the report.

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© Civil Aviation Safety Authority 2006
ISSN 1327-5968

This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission from CASA.

Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed to:

Manager, Corporate Relations
GPO Box 2005
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia.

Writing and editing: WordsWorth Writing
Design: Delene White
Printing: Goanna Print

Web address of this report:

Contact officer: Manager, Corporate Relations
Telephone: (02) 6217 1010
Fax: (02) 6217 1209
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