Airservices Answers

Here we will share information, clarifications and correct the record regarding current media coverage of Airservices Australia.

Any of the content below can be used in media coverage with attribution to an Airservices spokesperson.

Response to media reports about changes to firefighting training practices as mentioned in Senate Estimates on 18 February, 2019.

“The safety of our staff is our primary consideration and something we take very seriously.
Airservices takes a proactive approach to the safety of our staff. This means focusing on risk-management and harm prevention.
Falls from heights are widely recognised as a critical safety risk in many workplaces. The current interim arrangements limit the risk to our people without impacting the integrity of our training.
The working group was established last year to provide recommendations. The group has been expanded to include a wider representation and will report back by May at the latest.”