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Defence Aviation Safety Authority

The Defence Aviation Safety Authority

In accordance with Joint Directive 24/2016 The Defence Aviation Safety Framework PDF-237KB, the Defence Aviation Safety Authority (DASA) is responsible for enhancing and promoting the safety of military aviation. This objective is primarily achieved through implementation of a Defence Aviation Safety Program (DASP) that supports compliance with statutory safety obligations and assures the effective management of aviation safety risks.

Joint Directive 04/2018 PDF-326KB has now been released which extends the validity of Joint Directive 24/2016 to 31 December 2021.

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Defence Aviation Software Symposium

The Defence Aviation Software Symposium is the premier forum for military aviation software safety in Australasia. The theme this year is ‘Software Assurance under DASRs: Challenges and Good Practice’. The Symposium will focus on the Practical application of Software Assurance within the Defence Aviation Safety Framework community. Registration is requested.
Scheduled: Defence Plaza Melbourne, 02 August 2019.

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DASR 66 Practitioner Course - Maintenance Licencing Requirements

This course provides in-depth information about the DASRs that apply to Maintenance Organisations and the responsibilities of those people whose job is to: authorise the use of licences, assess compliance with DASR 66 and exercise (use) their licence.
Scheduled: Canberra, 10 July 2019.

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Continuing Airworthiness Management - Practitioner (DASR M)

This course provides in-depth information about the DASRs that apply to Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisations (CAMO) and the responsibilities of those people whose job is to assess compliance with the DASR.
Scheduled: Canberra, 09 July 2019.

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Defence Aviation Safety Regulation- March 2019 Release

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Defence Aviation Safety Regulation - Safety Management System

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Defence Aviation Safety Regulation - Safety Management System.




Defence Aviation Safety Assurance Manual (DASAMAN) - March 2019 Release

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Airworthiness Design Requirements Manual (ADRM) - March 2019 Release

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Airworthiness Design Requirements Manual (ADRM) has been released - March 2019


Defence Engineer and Senior Technician Agreement - March 2018

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ADF technical personnel will soon be receiving recognition from Engineers Australia meaning their skills will be recognised internationally.

Advisory Circular 003/2019 - Aircrew Licencing

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Advisory Circular 003/2019 - Aircrew Licencing Has Been Released - March 2019.