Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group

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Birdfrite production suspension - Chemring

Chemrig Australia have advised that due to ongoing quality control issues with the production of Birdfrite, they are withdrawing the product from the market.  The suspension letter from Chemring Australia can be viewed by the link provided. The second page of their letter contains sources of alternate supply.

2014 Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group Forum - Save the date!

Our forum planning is well underway. This year, the event will be held at the Melbourne Zoo on the 30 - 31st of July. More information on the program and presenters will follow soon.
If you want to contribute to the forum, please contact us through  

AAWHG - Now on Twitter


The AAWHG has joined twitter. You can find us via our profile name: aawhg@aawhg. Our account will keep AAWHG members and the general community up to date with website updates, our activities and other interesting information related to aviation wildlife hazard management.

We encourage both organisations' and individuals to start following our Twitter profile. For more information, please log on to

Draft update to AAWHG statement of purpose and charter

The AAWHG executive has finished updating the draft Statement of purpose and charter. All members are encouraged to review the draft document and provide any comments to the executive via by the 25th of April 2014.  

National Wildlife Meeting Calendar

The National Wildlife Calender is currently being updated.

If you would like to see your own wildlife meetings reflected on the calendar, please send an email containing date(s), time, the location and your contact details to

Flying Fox fact sheet now available

Thanks to the Australian Museum, a Fying Fox (Australian Pteropus Species) Fact Sheet is now available. Please click on the Science and Research news page for more information.



Useful information

Reporting Bird & Animal Strikes

The ATSB Accident & Incident Notification Form now includes bird/animal strike fields. This information is essential to help better understand the issues with bird and animal hazards.

CASA Advisory Circular:  Wildlife Hazard Management at Aerodromes

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), with the support of the AAWHG, has published its first Advisory Circular on Wildlife Hazard Management at Aerodromes.  

Wildlife Hazard Management Plan - Updated Template

The AAWHG together with the Australian Airports Association and Avisure have updated the Wildlife Hazard Management Plan template(838 kb)

Bird Risk Assessment Model for Airports and Aerodromes

The Bird Risk Assessment Model for Airports and Aerodromes has now been finalised and is available for use.

National Airport Safeguarding Framework - Wildlife Hazard Management Guidelines  

The National Airport Safeguarding Framework, has been published and includes land use guidelines for Managing the risk of wildlife strikes in the vicinity of airports

More information is available on the government news page.


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