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CASA Annual Report 2003 04 About this Report

About this report

This report provides a concise picture of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and its performance in the year ended 30 June 2004, 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 2003–04 and to directions for the future.

Part 1 provides an overview of CASA itself, what happened during the year with operations and finances, and what is ahead in 2004–05.

Part 2 reports on what was achieved during the year, including the contribution made by CASA’s four outputs to its vision of Safe skies for all and the portfolio outcome of ‘A better 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 from, and on behalf of, CASA’s stakeholders.

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 2003–04.

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


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Other corporate documents

You can find additional information about CASA and aviation safety on our web site at www.casa.gov.au.The web site includes key corporate documents, such as the corporate plan and the service charter, together with a wealth of regulatory material and information about CASA's processes and activities.

Details of the type and availability of documents held by CASA are provided in the Freedom of Information statement in Part 5 of this report.



Please direct any questions about this report, or requests for additional information to:

Executive Manager
Corporate Affairs
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
GPO Box 2005
Canberra ACT 2601

National number
(local call cost): 131 757
Telephone: 02 6217 1010
Facsimile: 02 6217 1209


© Civil Aviation Safety Authority 2004
ISBN: 0-9751470-5-6
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 directed to Executive Manager, Corporate Affairs, Civil Aviation Safety Authority, GPO Box 2005 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia.

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