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 10 AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS

Ms Plibersek, pursuant to notice, moved—That this House:

(1) notes the plans of Airservices Australia to remove air traffic controllers from Sydney (Kingsford-Smith) Airport and consolidate terminal control units at Sydney, Perth and Adelaide into Airservices Australia's centre in Melbourne;

(2) is concerned that no proper safety case has yet been prepared; and

(3) is concerned about the loss of local knowledge caused by the transfer of air traffic controllers to an interstate location.

Debate ensued.

The time allotted for the debate having expired, the debate was interrupted, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.