Events and meeting calendar


Theme: ‘Research and innovation’

Mark these dates in your calendar to ensure you don’t miss out on what promises to be a stimulating and valuable forum in 2020. AAWHG holds a major industry event each year: the biennial forum and in the alternate year, an industry workshop. Following last year’s highly successful workshop held in Sydney, the executive committee is busy planning for the 2020 forum.

The forum will be held from 16–17 September 2020, in Adelaide, kindly hosted by Adelaide and Parafield airports.

Please contact if you are interested in presenting a paper at next year’s forum.

Industry Awards

Each year the Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group recognises those individuals or organisations that are implementing innovative and effective aviation wildlife management strategies.

Commendations are given to a representative from a regional airport, a major airport, and an airline.

Selection Criteria
Individuals receiving a commendation will:
• Contributes positively to the industry in the field of wildlife risk mitigation
• Demonstrates innovation or a novel application of wildlife hazard management techniques
• Promotes positive stakeholder engagement
• Increases safety and environmental awareness.

Selection Process
Applicants must submit to the AAWHG Conference Secretariat, a half page summary (300 words or less) of the nominee’s achievements along with contact details. The summary must address the selection criteria listed above. Please submit to MECCA Concepts Pty Ltd C/- PO Box 2646, Mount Waverley VIC 3149 or via email:

Nominations close Day, 8th July 2019