AOPA Australia to Meet with Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party

AOPA Australia to Meet with Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party

AOPA Australia to Meet with Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party

August 15, 2019 By Nicholas Christie
AOPA Australia's NICHOLAS CHRISTIE reports.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association of Australia will travel to New South Wales Parliament House on Tuesday, 20th August, to meet with representatives of the Shooters, Farmers and Fishers...

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association of Australia will travel to New South Wales Parliament House on Tuesday, 20th August, to meet with representatives of the Shooters, Farmers and Fishers Party to discuss a range of sport, recreational and general aviation matters, including;

– Local Government Owned and Operated Airports
– Non-Aviation Development at Airports
– ASIC Cards and Airport Security Concerns
– Pilot Medical Dual Standards
– CASA Restrictions on Community Service Flights

AOPA Australia Representatives;

Mr Benjamin Morgan, AOPA Australia Executive Director
Mr Richard Talbot, AOPA Australia Vice President

Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Representatives;

The Hon Robert Borsak MLC
The Hon Mark Banasiak MLC



 

Nicholas Christie

Nicholas started flying lessons at the age of 13. He holds both Grade 2 (GA) and RAAus Flight Instructor ratings.  Since graduating from Monash University with a Bachelor Business Management (Marketing), he has held various sales, marketing and management positions across a broad range of sectors. Nicholas has written for a variety of aviation magazines in Australia and currently runs his own aviation businesses.  In 2016, Nicholas took on the challenge of building a “slow build” Van’s RV-12, at Tyabb (Victoria) and he has since become an active member of SAAA, AOPA and RAAus.  Nicholas believes that the passion and involvement of people (especially youth) in the aviation community is key to the sector’s future success in Australia and that minimal government regulation will assist in the industry’s continued growth and success.

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