The Bureau of Meteorology is transforming its operations to improve weather forecasting for the aviation industry.
Following the recommendations of a review commissioned by the industry, we have created aviation specialist roles and recruited meteorologists to establish aviation forecasting centres in Brisbane and Melbourne.
From 5 March 2020, aviation products and services for all states and territories, apart from South Australia, will be delivered from the new centres. South Australian products and services will transition into the Melbourne Centre from 16 April 2020.
The new dedicated aviation teams will actively engage across the industry to better understand and respond to your evolving needs.
A major investment in aviation forecasting systems provides these new teams with access to the latest advances in meteorological tools. This will help the Bureau to deliver meteorological data and forecast insight more effectively than ever to pilots, aviation operations centres and flight systems. Our objective is to ensure that aviators across Australia receive a higher quality of service.
The Melbourne centre will take on specialist aviation services during May and June 2020, including the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre and the new Aviation Space Weather Global Centre responsibilities.
Contact details for aviation products and services are listed below.
Brisbane Aviation Forecasting Centre Melbourne Aviation Forecasting Centre
|Location||Phone Number||Location||Phone Number|
|QLD North||07 3239 8721||NSW West||02 9296 1527|
|QLD South||07 3229 1854||NSW East||02 9296 1526|
|WA North||08 9263 2259||WA South||08 9263 2255|
|NT||08 8920 3814||VIC||03 9669 4850|
|TAS||03 6221 2026|
|SA||08 8366 2773|
Information on the aviation meteorological services transformation is available on the Bureau’s website: www.bom.gov.au/aviation/aviation-transformation
If you have any questions, email: Aviation_Transformation@bom.gov.au