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Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Lead Body
Enabling legislation

Annual report prepared under section 46 of the PGPA Act.
Additional annual report requirement

Section 35 of the PGPA Act applies
Section 35(3) of the PGPA Act applies

Outcome #1: Maximise aviation safety through a regulatory regime, detailed technical material on safety standards, comprehensive aviation industry oversight, risk analysis, industry consultation, education and training.
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Civil Aviation Safety Authority Civil Aviation Safety Authority

CASA is Australia's aviation safety regulator and is a corporate Commonwealth entity under the PGPA Act 2013 and was established on 6 July 1995 under the Civil Aviation Act 1988 (the Act). The main objective of the Act is to establish a regulatory framework to maintain, enhance and promote civil aviation safety, with an emphasis on preventing aviation accidents and incidentsIn exercising its powers and performing its functions, CASA is required to regard the safety of air navigation as the most important considerationCASA's key role is to conduct the safety regulation of civil air operations in Australian territory and the operation of Australian aircraft outside Australian territory. CASA is also responsible for ensuring that Australian-administered airspace is administered and used safely, efficiently and equitablyCASA performs all its functions consistent with Australia's obligations under the Convention on International Civil Aviation (the Chicago Convention) and other international agreements