Aviation Sector News

Qantas Group Pilot Academy Vacancies

To help meet the increasing need for skilled aviators in one of the fastest growing global industries, Qantas is launching the Qantas Group Pilot Academy. The Academy is part of Qantas' plans to build a long-term talent pipeline not just for Qantas, QantasLink and...

AVI Remote Pilot Project Update

FINAL DRAFT CASE FOR ENDORSEMENT   As part of the AVI Aviation Training Package project, the final draft training package materials for the Remote Pilot project have undergone independent edit and quality assurance, and are now available for viewing.To view more about...

Aviation IRC Skills Forecast Survey

The Aviation Industry Reference Committee (IRC) invites stakeholders to provide feedback to inform the development of the 2018 Aviation IRC Skills Forecast. Feedback can be provided by clicking here. The opportunity to have input into the 2018 IRC Skills Forecast...

Stonger Security Screening at Airports

The Australian Government is strengthening the capabilities of security screening officers at airports around the country. The Australian Industry Standards Aviation Industry Reference Committee (IRC) is developing a Transport Security Protection qualification that...

AHIA appoints Paul Tyrrell as chief executive

The Board of the Australian Helicopter Industry Association (AHIA) has appointed Paul Tyrrell as its inaugural chief executive, enabling the association to escalate its proactive development to promote the Australian helicopter industry. The AHIA said Tyrrell, a...

Dr Megan Clark – Space Industry Opportunity

Article courtesy of Aviation Australia The chair of the Expert Reference Group advising the federal government on the ideal setup of a national space agency Doctor Megan Clark says the space industry represents an “outstanding opportunity” for Australia to create jobs...

Ipswich City Council drone program

Ipswich City Council will implement the use of drones in six operational areas including: asset management, disaster management, landfill and quarries, marketing and tourism, vegetation and pest management. More areas for use will be considered in the future where...

Aviation Industry Infographic

Workforce: The number of individuals employed within the industry as measured by ABS. Value Add: The industry’s contribution to the Australian GDP (measured in $AUD billions). Growth: The anticipated percentage growth of the Workforce, over the next five years (to...

2017 Aviation Aerospace Australia Skills Summit

The 2017 Aviation Aerospace Australia Skills Summit was held in Melbourne during October. The theme of the summit was Skilling for the Future. Skilling for the Future focused on the impact of automation and AI, and its impact on the workforce. Australian Industry...