The constant challenge of any technical publication is that it remains current and relevant. Aviation Law in Australia, 4th Edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded to meet this challenge in providing a comprehensive account of all aspects of aviation law for anyone personally or professionally involved in aviation.
Ron Bartsch has over 30 years experience in the aviation industry in a variety of senior operational, safety and regulatory roles. As former head of safety and regulatory compliance at Qantas Airways Limited and a senior manager with the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority, he has both industry and government experience across all sectors of the aviation industry.
He is a director of Regional Express Holdings Limited, Chair of the airline’s Board Safety and Risk Management Committee and Director of oneSafe Integrated Risk Management Pty Ltd. As an experienced pilot Ron has in excess of 7,000 flying hours, a current Air Transport Pilot Licence and ratings on over 30 aircraft types including command endorsements on the Beechjet and Boeing 717. He also has formal qualifications in law, education, science and the arts and is currently undertaking PhD studies. Admitted as a Barrister to the High Court of Australia in 1993, he has consulted throughout the world and in the Asia-Pacific region.
A former high school mathematics and science teacher, Ron has also served as a Senior Lecturer and Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of NSW for the past 15 years and is author of numerous publications including the best-selling Aviation Law in Australia (Third Edition) and contributing author for the aviation title of Halsbury’s Laws of Australia.