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Notice given 23 February 2005

349  Senator Bishop: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Transport and Regional Services—

(1) For each financial year since the introduction of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA) Australian Parts Manufacture Approval system, what has been the value of aviation parts exports to the United States of America.

(2) Can a list be provided of organisations which have successfully made the transition to the new production rules under CASA’s Civil Aviation Safety Regulation Part 21; if not, why not.

356  Senator Bishop: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Transport and Regional Services—

(1) Would the Minister confirm that in the 2003-04 financial year the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) provided support in the development of Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) through a visit to the Federal Aviation Administration Capstone Program in Alaska.

(2) (a) When did this visit occur; (b) who went on the visit and in what capacity; (c) what was the overall cost of the visit; and (d) what was the cost to CASA of this visit.

(3) Did anyone else contribute to the cost of the visit; if so, who and how much did they contribute.

(4) Was a written report to the Minister a proposed outcome of the visit; if so: (a) when did the Minister receive the report; and (b) can a copy of the report be provided; if not, why not.

360  Senator Bishop: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Transport and Regional Services—

(1) For the financial years 2001-02 and 2002-03, what is the rate of staff turnover in the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).

(2) For each of the financial years 2001-02, 2002-03 and 2003-04, what steps have been taken by CASA to measure staff morale.

(3) Would the Minister provide copies of any reports resulting from steps taken to measure staff morale in each of the financial years 2001-02, 2002-03 and 2003-04; if not, why not.

(4) Would the Minister provide the projected and/or targeted rate of CASA staff turnover for the 2004-05 financial year and any future projections; if not, why not.