Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    
Tuesday, 7 May 1968


Mr Beaton (BENDIGO, VICTORIA) asked the Minister for Civil Aviation, upon notice:

1.   What was the total cost of (a) maintenance and (b) capital improvements at all aerodromes under the control of the Department during the year 1966-67?

2.   What contributions to aerodrome (a) maintenance and (b) improvements were made during that year by the operators of air services?

3.   What was the cost of (a) maintenance and (b) improvements at each capital city aerodrome during that year?

4.   What contributions were made to aerodrome (a) maintenance and (b) improvements by Local Government Authorities in capital cities during that year?

5.   What was the cost of (a) aerodrome maintenance (b) aerodrome improvements and (c) newly constructed aerodromes in country centres during the last three financial years?

6.   What contributions to these costs were made by Local Government Authorities in those centres?


Mr Swartz - The answers to the honourable member's questions are as follows:

1.   The total cost of maintenance of all aerodromes under control of DCA during 1966-67 was $6.266m. The total cost of capital improvements of all aerodromes under control of DCA during 1966-67 was $23.281m.

2.   No direct contributions are made by operators of air services to airport maintenance and development as specific items. The operators pay Air Navigation Charges towards the total cost of operation of ground facilities and services which includes airports, as well as such other facilities and services as navigational aids and air traffic control. In 1966-67 aircraft operators paid air navigation charges totalling $8. 14m to the Commonwealth.

3.

 

4.   Maintenance and capital improvements of capital city aerodromes were carried out as a Commonwealth responsibility, with no contributions from Local Authorities.

 

 







Suggest corrections