Gold Coast spear bore sampling results

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Gold Coast spear bore sampling results

18 Oct 2017

Airservices Australia recently completed a targeted PFAS investigation at the eastern side of Gold Coast Airport, including sampling spear bores of properties adjacent to the Airport, to better understand any potential off-airport impacts which may be directly related to historic aviation fire fighting operations.

ARFFS welcome SIA to Canberra

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ARFFS welcome SIA to Canberra

22 Sep 2016

Airservices air traffic controllers and aviation rescue fire fighters welcomed the inaugural Singapore Airlines’ international flight to the nation’s capital on 21 September.

ARFF at emergency exercise

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ARFF at emergency exercise

2 Sep 2016

Airservices Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting in conjunction with other emergency agencies take part in this years emergency exercise.

ARFF Darwin recruits

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ARFF Darwin recruits

27 Jun 2016

New recruits (l-r) aviation fire fighters Tom Frawley, Harrison Lee Schell and David Pettman have joined fire fighters at Darwin Airport.

ARFF Launceston recruits

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ARFF Launceston recruits

27 Jun 2016

New recruits (l-r) Benjamin Kettle, Matthew West and Peter Duffy, pictured at the Hot Fire Training Ground in Melbourne, have joined Airservices ARFF at Launceston Airport this week.

ARFF Recruit Course 89 – Silver Axe Winner

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ARFF Recruit Course 89 – Silver Axe Winner

27 Nov 2015

Aviation Fire Fighter James Ash was presented with the Silver Axe Award for the most outstanding recruit of the course on 27 November 2015 and will now join the ARFF service at Gladstone Airport.

ARFF Recruit Course 89

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ARFF Recruit Course 89

27 Nov 2015

Airservices welcomed 18 aviation rescue fire fighters into service on Friday 27 November at a graduation ceremony held at the Learning Academy at Melbourne Airport.

Gladstone 2015 Crew of the Year

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Gladstone 2015 Crew of the Year

4 May 2015

Airservices aviation rescue fire fighters based at Gladstone Airport were named our Crew of the Year for 2015 for the calibre of work they do on a daily basis to ensure the travelling public and the aviation industry are kept safe.

Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

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Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

30 Mar 2015

(L-R) Fire Fighter Moira Olliffe, Chief Operating Officer Airports, Shire of East Pilbara, Leon Burger, Station Officer Kevin Fitzgerald, the Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price MP, Leading Fire Fighter Benjamin Newson, Shire President, Shire of East Pilbara Lynne Craigie and Fire Station Manager Shane Fox.

Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

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Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

30 Mar 2015

(L-R) Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Western Region Manager Steve Davies, the Hon. Mark Lewis MLC, State Member for Mining and Pastoral Region, Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price MP, Airservices Executive General Manager Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Michelle Bennetts, Shire President, Shire of East Pilbara Lynne Craigie and Airservices Chief Fire Officer Glenn Wood at the official opening of the new aviation rescue and fire fighting station at Newman Airport.

Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

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Newman Airport Aviation Rescue Fire Station

30 Mar 2015

Airservices Executive General Manager, Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting, Michelle Bennetts (left) with the Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price MP (right) during the official opening of the new aviation rescue and fire fighting station at Newman Airport.

New fire station for Newman Airport officially opens

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New fire station for Newman Airport officially opens

27 Mar 2015

The Federal Member for Durack Melissa Price MP today officially opened an aviation rescue fire fighting station at Newman Airport, Western Australia – which together with the introduction of a new aviation fire service at Newman, provides an added layer of safety to all users of the airport.

Qantas 747-400 lands at Illawarra Regional Airport

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Qantas 747-400 lands at Illawarra Regional Airport

12 Mar 2015

Airservices ARFF fire fighters inspect the wheel brakes of Qantas’ 747-400 shortly after landing at the Illawarra Regional Airport, near Wollongong, on 8 March. Photo by Senior Firefighter Shane Bonsall Fire & Rescue NSW.

Santa visits Airservices

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Santa visits Airservices

12 Dec 2014

Santa recently took the time to visit Australia and tour our facilities to ensure that everything was set for his visit on Christmas Eve.

Santa visits Airservices Australia

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Santa visits Airservices Australia

12 Dec 2014

Ahead of Santa’s flight in Australia on Christmas Eve he recently visited Airservices facilities at Melbourne Airport. While there he visited the aviation and rescue fire fighting station, taking a look at one of the Airservices Mk8 ultra-large fire vehicles.

Santa visits Airservices Australia

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Santa visits Airservices Australia

12 Dec 2014

Santa visited Airservices air traffic control facility in Melbourne recently ahead of his visit on Christmas. Leading Fire Fighter Michael Bichler shows Mr Claus how the roof-top and bumper monitors work on one of Airservices Mk8 ultra-large fire vehicles.

New fire station for Gladstone Airport officially opens

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New fire station for Gladstone Airport officially opens

8 Dec 2014

The Federal Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd MP today officially opened a $9.2 million aviation rescue fire fighting station at Gladstone Airport – the first of three new fire stations Airservices Australia will soon be opening around the country.

ARFF Recruit Course 86

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ARFF Recruit Course 86

8 Aug 2014

Airservices welcomed 23 aviation rescue fire fighters into service on Friday 8 August at a graduation ceremony held at the Learning Academy at Melbourne Airport.

Airservices welcomes the A350 to Australia

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Airservices welcomes the A350 to Australia

5 Aug 2014

Airservices air traffic controllers in Melbourne and Sydney helped guide the first Airbus A350 XWB (Extra Wide Body) to visit Australia into Sydney Airport this morning, where it landed on Runway 34L shortly after 6.30 am.

ARFF Recruit Course 85

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ARFF Recruit Course 85

6 Jun 2014

Airservices welcomed 24 aviation rescue fire fighters into service on Friday 6 June at a graduation ceremony held at the Learning Academy at Melbourne Airport.

ARFF Recruit Course 85

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ARFF Recruit Course 85

6 Jun 2014

Aviation fire fighter Adam Bennett from Sydney was presented with the Silver Axe Award for the most outstanding recruit of the course, and will join the ARFF service at Sydney.

Good Friday Appeal 2014

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Good Friday Appeal 2014

6 Jun 2014

Staff involved in raising money for the Good Friday Appeal pose for a photo in from of a Mk8 fire truck at Melbourne Airport.

Artists impression of Ballina fire station

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Artists impression of Ballina fire station

6 Jun 2014

Artists impression of Airservices new fire station which will be constructed at Ballina Airport. The station, when completed and operational, will see the introduction of a new aviation fire service at the airport,

Artists impression of Ballina fire station

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Artists impression of Ballina fire station

6 Jun 2014

Artists impression of Airservices new fire station which will be constructed at Ballina Airport. The station, when completed and operational, will see the introduction of a new aviation fire service at the airport,

Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting

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Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting

5 Jun 2014

Airservices provides aviation rescue fire fighting (ARFF) services at Australia’s busiest airports. Each of our highly trained and experienced fire fighter are experts in their field with unique skills and knowledge.

Aviation fire fighters enter service

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Aviation fire fighters enter service

11 Apr 2014

Airservices welcomed a further 24 aviation rescue fire fighters into service on Friday 11 April 2014 at a graduation ceremony held at the Airservices Learning Academy at Melbourne Airport.

Aviation fire fighters enter service

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Aviation fire fighters enter service

11 Apr 2014

Airservices welcomed a further 24 aviation rescue fire fighters into service on Friday 11 April 2014 at a graduation ceremony held at the Airservices Learning Academy at Melbourne Airport.

NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards 2014

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NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards 2014

6 Mar 2014

Executive General Manager Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF), Michelle Bennetts, is presented with an award for the Emerging Leader in the Public Sector category in the 2014 NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards.

Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

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Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

1 Jan 2014

A Mk8 ultra-large fire vehicle. As the largest fire fighting vehicle in Australia, the Mk8 weighs 30 tonnes when fully loaded with 10,000 litres of water and foam.

Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

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Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

1 Jan 2014

A Mk8 ultra-large fire vehicle. As the largest fire fighting vehicle in Australia, the Mk8 weighs 30 tonnes when fully loaded with 10,000 litres of water and foam. They enable fire fighters to respond to any incident at the airport within three minutes.

Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

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Aviation rescue fire fighting truck

1 Jan 2014

A Mk8 ultra-large fire vehicle. As the largest fire fighting vehicle in Australia, the Mk8 weighs 30 tonnes when fully loaded with 10,000 litres of water and foam. They enable fire fighters to respond to any incident at the airport within three minutes.

Broome tower and fire station

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Broome tower and fire station

1 Jan 2014

Airservices Broome air traffic control and aviation fire rescue facility. The facility was officially opened in July 2012 and is the only combined facility of its type in Australia.

Broome tower and fire station

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Broome tower and fire station

1 Jan 2014

Airservices Broome air traffic control and aviation fire rescue facility. The facility was officially opened in July 2012 and is the only combined facility of its type in Australia.

Hot fire training

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Hot fire training

1 Jan 2014

Airservices aviation fire fighter in training. Aviation fire fighters provide a vital first response capability at airports.

Airservices Hot Fire Training Ground

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Airservices Hot Fire Training Ground

1 Jan 2014

Airservices Hot Fire Training Ground Large mock-up unit at Melbourne Airport with ARFF truck. The centrepiece of the training ground is a full-sized mock-up aircraft fuselage replicating sections from the Airbus A380 and Boeing 767.

Morita ladder truck

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Morita ladder truck

1 Jan 2014

An aviation rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) Morita MLK4-30 aerial appliance. The vehicle provides safe and rapid access for aviation fire fighters to the upper decks of an A380 in the event of an emergency incident.

Santa visits Airservices – 2013

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Santa visits Airservices – 2013

16 Dec 2013

Santa visited Airservices facility in Melbourne recently ahead of his visit on Christmas. Mr Claus check outs one of Airservices Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting’s ultra-large fire vehicles.

Darwin Coronial Inquest findings

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Darwin Coronial Inquest findings

20 Jun 2013

Airservices acknowledges Coroner Cavanagh’s findings and recommendations and has already been actively working to address the key areas outlined in the Coroner’s Report.

Airservices welcomes Scoot to Sydney

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Airservices welcomes Scoot to Sydney

5 Jun 2012

Airservices air traffic controllers and aviation fire fighters have welcomed Singapore Airlines’ low-cost offshoot, Scoot Airlines, on its inaugural flight to Sydney this morning.