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M37/99 Directions/Civil Aviation as made
This Direction requires Airservices Australia to undertake certain activities related to the environmental effects of aircraft.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
General Comments: This direction supersedes the direction to the Civil Aviation Authority dated 28 August 1991 by Minister Robert Lindsay Collins, which applied to Airservices Australia by virtue of section 10 of the Civil Aviation Amendment Act 1995.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 04
Made 03 May 1999
Registered 06 Feb 2009

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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

Air Services Act 1995

 

 

DIRECTION PURSUANT TO SECTION 16 CONCERNING THE
RESPONSIBILITIES OF AIRSERVICES
AUSTRALIA IN RESPECT OF THE
ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF AIRCRAFT

 

 

I, JOHN DUNCAN ANDERSON, Minister of State for Transport and Regional
Services, acting pursuant to subsection 16(1) of the Air Services Act 1995 (the Act)
HEREBY DIRECT Airservices Australia, for the purposes of paragraph 8(1)(d) and
subsection 9(2) of the Act, to undertake the activities specified in the Schedule.

This direction supersedes the direction to the Civil Aviation Authority dated 28
August 1991 by Minister Robert Lindsay Collins, which applied to Airservices
Australia by virtue of section 10 of the Civil Aviation Amendment Act 1995.

 

 

Dated this 3rd day of May 1999

 

 

John Anderson


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SCHEDULE

 

ACTIVITIES TO BE PERFORMED BY AIRSERVICES AUSTRALIA UNDER

PARAGRAPH 8(l)(d), AND FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUBSECTION 9(2) OF

THE AIR SERVICES ACT 1995.

 

 

(i)               Develop, implement and promote high quality environment practices in relation to aircraft operations, provision of navigational aids and rescue and fire fighting activities at Australian airports.

 

(ii)              Provide advice, information and data on environmental aspects of air traffic management including aircraft movements, aircraft noise, aircraft engine emissions and aircraft operations.

 

(iii)             Initiate and participate in discussions, consultations, studies and research with the aviation industry and the community in relation to environmental aspects of air traffic management.

 

(iv)             Undertake monitoring, testing and compliance activities associated with the Air Navigation (Aircraft Noise) Regulations and the Air Navigation (Aircraft Engine Emissions) Regulations.

 

(v)              Develop and implement effective aircraft noise abatement procedures and monitor and report to the Secretary on compliance with those procedures at Australian airports.

 

(vi)             Provide advice and information on aircraft environment related matters to, and participate in, airport consultative committees at those Australian airports that have such a committee.

 

(vii)            Provide, maintain and enhance public response and reporting services through a dedicated Noise Enquiry Service at airports covered by the Airports Act 1996 and other major Australian airports.

 

(viii)            Install, maintain and operate noise and flight path monitoring systems at major Australian airports.

 

(ix)             Monitor, collate and report to the Secretary on aircraft movements during curfew hours at Sydney (Kingsford Smith), Adelaide and Coolangatta airports.

 

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(x)              Make available data for the development of aircraft noise exposure analyses and prediction and be responsible for endorsing Australian Noise Exposure Indices/Forecasts for all Australian airports.

 

(xi)             Provide technical and specialist support for Australia’s representation on ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environment Protection and associated fora.

 

(xii)            Provide advice, information, guidance and assistance at locations outside controlled airspace on environmental aspects of aircraft operations, movements and procedures to the Department, the aviation industry and the community.

 

(xiii)            Carry out the activities in this Schedule in accordance with government policy as determined from time to time.