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GA Summit Fosters Cautious Optimism

Delegates to the July Australian General Aviation Alliance (AGAA) summit at Wagga Wagga were infused with a new optimism in the wake of the event, not because of what politicians said, but because of the summit itself.

For the first time that most of the delegates to the summit could remember, the GA community came together in one place and agreed on solutions and actions to revitalise the industry and create an environment for growth.

Under the supervision of independent chairman Geoff Breust, delegates from 30 associations representing over 30,000 people worked

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