By 2025, there will be an estimated 30% global workforce shortfall in aircraft maintenance capacity, with Australia and the Asia Pacific region particularly hard hit: Australia has a both a strong need and excellent opportunity to help meet this shortfall in the region. This means moving quickly to rebuild both aircraft maintenance and maintenance training industries by 2020, to permit Australia to handle a high proportion of its own needs across the civilian airline, general aviation and Defence sectors. This is also a great opportunity to capitalise on our strong safety standards and high-end maintenance capability by building maintenance and training capacity, capable of competing aggressively in the highest-value niches of the global market. The report highlights the importance of moving to establishing a system of quality control safeguards, adequate to guarantee that maintenance on Australian aircraft, whether done in Australia or elsewhere, is carried out to best international safety standards.
Featured Books & Articles
This book provides a truly comprehensive analysis of the 2013 federal election in Australia, which brought the conservative Abbott government to power, consigned the fractious Labor Party to the Opposition benches and ended the ‘hung parliament’ experiment of 2010–13 in which the Greens and three independents lent their support to form a minority Labor government. […]
Times Higher Education (THE) Academic & University News | The publication game leads to trivial pursuits By Adam Graycar 23 August Times Higher Education Growing pressure to publish only in elite tier ignores the vital importance of lesser-ranked titles to academia and society, says Adam Graycar August 23, 2018 ________________ When I was a student […]
A recent paper by Professors Clarke and Erreygers and celebrating the work Alexander Sutherland a polymath, who contributed a lot to the early intellectual life of Victoria was published in The Australian Economic Review.