The Australian Government has appointed Ms Karen Gosling who has over ten years experience as a senior public servant to the International Air Services Commission (IASC) which promotes competition and economic efficiency in international aviation.

The Australian Government has today appointed Ms Karen Gosling to the International Air Services Commission (IASC) as a part-time member.

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said Ms Gosling would bring extensive public sector aviation experience to the IASC role.

“Ms Gosling has extensive public sector experience, including over 10 years at the senior executive level in the Australian Public Service, where she led several important national transport regulatory reforms,” Mr Chester.

“With her detailed understanding of the transport industry and its legislative and regulatory frameworks, Ms Gosling is suitable for this role.

“The IASC is an independent body that allocates capacity entitlements to Australian airlines for the operation of international airline services.

“It promotes economic efficiency by encouraging competition in the provision of international air services by Australian airlines.

“I am looking forward to Ms Gosling’s contribution to the IASC,” Mr Chester said.

Ms Gosling will commence the new role on 1 November 2017.

For more information on the IASC visit


The Hon Darren Chester MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
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