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Welcome to our series called people@cbr

It’s a little place where you can get to know the people who work and visit Canberra Airport.

We call it the tales behind the tails.

Mel | Property team

Meet Mel, one of our fantastic Property team members, who creates a beautiful environment for our travellers. "Everyone in my team is different with a variety of strengths which enables us to work well together. We support, respect, trust and care for each other. A balanced healthy workplace is about everyone supporting each other as a team."

Stacey | Executive Assistant & Office Manager

When she’s not providing first-class to support to Capital Airport Group’s CFO and Head of Property, Stacey King is running across the Nullarbor. Well, virtually that is. “I’m currently completing Run Down Under – a virtual run around Australia. So far I’ve run from Canberra to the Mueller Ranges in WA.”

What Stacey loves about her work

Nony | Assistant Project Manager, Capital Estate Developments

Find out what it's like to be a woman in the property industry. Nony Edwards brings a unique perspective to projects and it's a whole lot more than work boots and high-vis over a corporate dress. It's about building community in a remarkable suburb like Denman.

Building a remarkable suburb

Kristian | Air Traffic Controller

Take a look into a day in the life of an Air Traffic Controller, constantly responding to multiple changing conditions. Thanks for all you do to keep us safe on our travels

Meet Kristian

Michael & Andrew | ARFF

Meet Canberra Airport's Aviation rescue fire fighters (ARFF), our expert first-responders who can respond to incidents within 2 minutes

Our ARFF team

Marketing, Communication & Events

Our very own Gabbie Foster, Melissa Foreman and Melissa Evans are our powerhouse empowering our Marketing, Communication and Event team. "For me International Women’s Day is about paying tribute to the incredible women role models I have had in my career, whilst also looking to the future" says Melissa Evans. "I always consider how I can support the advancement of talented women within my own team and our industry - It’s about strong women supporting each other."

Jennifer | Regulatory Compliance Officer

Our very own Jennifer Thornhill is a Regulatory Compliance Officer who ensures the airport meets all the stringent standards and requirements to manage an airport. "I love showing that gender plays no part in the doing this role and it never should.", says Jennifer. "It's is all about the calibre of the person. I enjoy doing the job I do as it is challenging, interesting and I am always learning something new."

Karlien | Project Manager

Our very own Karlien Bentley is a Project Manager. "The construction/property industry can be a challenging industry, but without challenges we don't grow as individuals", says Karlien. "It’s a great feeling to see a project grow through the design stages in boardrooms, to construction and final completion on site… it’s very rewarding".

Personal wellbeing | Canberra Airport

The hidden dangers of mental health can have huge impacts on the safety for individuals and airport operations. This video highlights how we look after our teammates


Our airport, our community

Airport Safety Week in an annual national campaign to promote the safety awareness at airports. The 2019 theme, "Our airport, our community" shined a light on mental wellbeing

Airport Safety Week 2019

Rali & Simon | AFP

You might see Rali and Simon when you're travelling in and out of Canberra Airport. They might be helping travelers, conducting high visibility patrols or working alongside the AFP canines to keep the airport safe. Stop by and say hello.

Meet Rali & Simon

Welcome to Ngunnawal Country

In 2019, Canberra Airport became the first Australian airport to welcome international visitors with a Welcome to Country in indigenous language

Listen here

Introducing Floriade Floyd

Great fun at the airport with Floriade's giant mascot, Floyd the pink gnome. Floriade is one of Canberra's major annual event celebrating spring and driving tourism to support our local economy.

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Supporting Red Nose Day

With a little help from our friends, Canberra Airport is proud to support Red Nose Day 2019. Funds raised through Red Nose Day activities assist SIDS and Kids in providing vital services and programs to the Australian community.

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