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Thursday, 30 April 1987
Page: 2399

(Question No. 5228)

Mr Lloyd asked the Minister for Aviation, upon notice, on 23 March 1987:

(1) What are the proposed rates of pay for airport managers in the Federal Airports Corporation.

(2) What will be the duties of airport managers.

(3) When will their employment commence.

(4) When will the airports be transferred to the control of the Corporation.

Mr Peter Morris —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1) The rates of pay for Airport General Managers and Managers have not yet been set. They have been advertised on a negotiative basis with a package negotiable to a limit of $65,000 p.a. plus a car.

(2) The General Managers will be responsible to the Chief Executive for the efficient management of all Federal airports functions on the airports including operations, development, maintenance and commercial activities. The Airport Managers on the general aviation airports will have a similar responsibility for their airports but will be responsible to the General Manager, General Aviation in the Head Office.

(3) Appointments will be made progressively over the next two to three months.

(4) Airports will transfer to the Corporation on 1 July 1987.