New $10 million Aviation Australia facility to be constructed in Queensland
Aviation Australia will expand its footprint in Brisbane with construction of a new $10 million facility at the Brisbane Airport. The project is expected to create 60 jobs during construction and train an extra 500 students when completed in 2016. The 5,000m2 facility will include 20 lecture rooms, a technical training centre, and the CareFlight Helicopter Emergency Services Academy, including the first AgustaWestland 139 helicopter full-flight simulator in Australia, all of which will supplement Aviation Australia's existing training centre and airside hangar at the airport.
Aviation Australia was established by the Queensland Government in 2001 and has facilities in Brisbane and Cairns. The organisation offers maintenance engineering, and ground operations, security and flight attendant training for national and international airlines, defence forces, governments and aerospace companies.