2020 Safeskies AGM

2020 Safeskies AGM Online 22 April 19:00 AEST (via Zoom conferencing)

Passing of Dr Rob Lee AO

Passing of Dr Rob Lee AO

The Safeskies Board was saddened to learn of the recent passing of our long-time friend, colleague and Vice-chairman, Dr Rob Lee AO.  Rob was a passionate advocate for aviation safety and supporter of Safeskies.  He will be sadly missed by all who were fortunate to know him.


Safeskies Australia Industry Seminar will be held at Avalon on Thursday 2nd March 2017 commencing at 0900 in Conference Room 3 0900: Welcome Doug Nancarrow, Executive Chairman Safeskies Australia. 0910-0955: Stephen Angus, Executive General Manager Air  Navigation Services, Airservices Australia; The Safety Benefits of the new CMATS system. 1005-1055: SQNLDR Shannon ‘Bird’ Kennedy – XO

Sir Reginald Ansett Memorial Lecture 2017

Virgin Australia Managing Director and CEO John Borghetti will deliver the Sir Reginald Ansett Memorial Lecture at Safeskies 2017. The Ansett Lecture is the highlight of the dinner traditionally held in the Great Hall of Parliament House on the evening immediately preceding the two-day Safeskies Conference, which this time will be held at the National

Safeskies President appointed Companion of the Order of Australia

Safeskies President Emeritus Peter Lloyd has been appointed as a Companion of the Order of Australia, the nation’s highest civil honour. The award of the AC is for Mr Lloyd’s eminent services to the aviation industry in a broader sense but more specifically for his on-going contribution to aviation safety. Safeskies Australia has achieved international


Safeskies 2017 Conference will be held Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th October 2017 at the National Convention Centre Canberra. The Sir Reginald Ansett Memorial Lecture/Dinner will be held Tuesday 3rd  October 2017 at Parliament House Canberra.

Successful sky dive for Safeskies President and Qantaslink CEO

On 15 December, Safeskies President Emeritus Peter Lloyd made a tandem sky dive in Canberra to celebrate his 95th birthday. This was the fourth in a series of birthday jumps for Mr Lloyd, that began in 2000 with a tandem sky dive to celebrate his 80th birthday. However, the difference this time was that Mr

Program for Avalon Seminar 26-02-2105

Program for the Safeskies Avalon Seminar 26-02-2105 09.15 – Welcome and Introduction: Mr Doug Nancarrow- Executive Chairman Safeskies Australia. 09.25 to 10.00 – Dr Rob Lee AO, GPCAPT RAAFSR Specialist Reserve: Aviation Safety Management in 2015 – time for major changes? 10.00 to 10.35 – SQNLDR Steve Ferguson, Executive Officer 36 SQN: The Australian Defence Force

AVALON – 26th February 2015

The 2015 Avalon seminar will be held on the morning of Thursday 26th February 2015 from 09.15am. Papers to be presented will comprise; SQNLDR Steve Ferguson, Executive Officer 36 SQN on: “The Australian Defence Force Aviation Safety Management System (ASMS) – turning Safety into capability”. tba: USAF F22 Pilot on : Flying the F22 Mr