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Recommendation issued to: AirServices Australia

Recommendation details
Output No: R20020186
Date issued: 20 September 2002
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that Airservices Australia in conjunction with the Bureau of Meteorology develop a position in major air traffic control locations, to be staffed with Bureau of Meteorology meteorologists, to be the focal point for weather information coordination.

Initial response
Date issued: 04 February 2003
Response from: AirServices Australia
Action status: Closed - Accepted
Response text:

The following response dated 29 January 2003 was received from Airservices Australia:

Airservices Australia agrees in principle with the recommendation but issues of roles and responsibilities and cost recovery require definition and resolution.

A response dated 7 August 2003 was received from Airservices Australia:

In relation to recommendation R20020186, Airservices Australia believes that no quantitative or qualitative evidence has been provided to support the creation of the proposed staff position. As a result the recommendation is not supported.

A further response dated 13 April 2004 was received from Airservices Australia:

Airservices Australia believes that there was no evidence to support the creation of such a position. The recommendation was therefore not supported and no further action has been taken.

 
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Last update 03 April 2012