WA Aviation Strategy 2020
The draft WA Aviation Strategy 2020 sets out the practical actions and the future policy approach to foster improved airfare affordability and to ensure the aviation industry continues to support future growth of WA.
Draft WA Aviation Strategy 2020
The draft WA Aviation Strategy 2020 was released for public comment on 10 February 2020.
The draft Strategy has addressed each of the recommendations identified in the final report “Perceptions and Realities of Regional Airfare Prices in Western Australia” of the Parliamentary Inquiry into regional airfares, conducted by the Economics and Industry Standing Committee. It also reflects on the actions from the State Aviation Strategy (2015), providing current assessments of aviation infrastructure, planning frameworks and policy tools across Western Australia.
The final Strategy will take into consideration feedback received, delivering an enduring, whole-of-Government approach to the implementation of State aviation policy, pursuing improved outcomes for regional WA and providing a framework for the growth of the aviation industry in WA into the future.
For additional information the supporting documents below have been added to provide greater context and detail to the draft WA State Aviation Strategy 2020. These supporting documents are:
- WA Air Services
- This document provides information in respect of both national and state policy context, regulation of air services, regional WA air routes and air route development and tourism.
- WA Airports
- This document addresses airport planning and infrastructure.
Have your say – draft WA Aviation Strategy 2020
We are seeking your comments on the proposed actions and policy approach through the draft WA Aviation Strategy 2020.
The Strategy reflects the feedback collected from over 240 stakeholders and community members at the nine workshops and community drop-in sessions held across WA and takes into account the 13 recommendations from the Parliamentary Inquiry.
To have your say visit the MySay website.
Your comments are important in helping shape aviation in WA into the future.
Before providing comments please review the draft WA Aviation Strategy 2020 document.
Comment period closes 27 March 2020.Have your say - State Aviation Strategy
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Parliamentary Inquiry into Regional Airfares in WA
A parliamentary inquiry into airfares in regional Western Australia, conducted by the Economics and Industry Standing Committee, resulted in the final report “Perceptions and Realities of Regional Airfare Prices in Western Australia”. The report focused on:
- whether prices are in fact high;
- the impact these prices have on regional communities;
- causal factors driving high prices; and
- steps that industry and Government might take to address community concerns and reduce airfares.
The report made 48 findings and 13 recommendations regarding the regular public transport (RPT) air routes in regional Western Australia.
The State Government tabled its response to the to the final report's recommendations and findings in April 2018. The State commenced the implementation of relevant actions in 2018. The Government’s response can be viewed below.
The Government’s response to Recommendation 2 of the report endorsed the establishment of an interdepartmental working group to assist the review of the State Aviation Strategy (2015) and undertake a more coordinated approach to aviation policy implementation.
A Western Australian Regional Aviation Taskforce has been established and will oversee the review of the State Aviation Strategy (2015) and oversee the implementation of the Government’s response to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Regional Airfares in Western Australia;
The membership of the Taskforce comprises:
- Director General, Department of Transport (Chair);
- Director General, Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation;
- Director General, Department of Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development; and
- Director General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet.
|Service Type||Suburb||Business Name||Phone number||Phone number (secondary)||Fax||Pre-booking required||Business Hours||Street address||Postal address||Business Type||Vehicle type||Comments|
|Aviation contact||Air Services (Aviation)||(08) 6551 6197||(08) 6551 6001||No||Monday to Friday 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. (excludes public holidays)||firstname.lastname@example.org||P.O. Box C102, Perth WA 6839||Department of Transport||Air Services in Western Australia, including regulation of RPT air services, closed charter operations, and aircraft licences|
|Aviation contact||Aviation Infrastructure (Aviation)||(08) 6551 6196||(08) 6551 6001||No||Monday to Friday 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. (excludes public holidays)||email@example.com||P.O. Box C102, Perth WA 6839||Department of Transport||Aviation Infrastructure in Western Australia, including the Regional Airports Development Scheme (RADS)|