The aviation industry provides one of the most unique opportunities to apply an understanding of wildlife biology when tackling the problems that birds, aircraft and the travelling public face when flying ..... How to avoid crashing!

Martin Ziviani

Senior Wildlife Biologist

Bachelor of Environmental Science | Griffith University (1990)

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) | Brisbane CAE

Martin is one of Avisure’s most experienced airside wildlife management officers, including the use of dogs on airports. He was a key trainer in the development of Avisure’s Wildlife Hazard Management Program at Vancouver International Airport which has far exceeded the program’s key performance indicators. He has applied his training and management skills at RAAF bases and conducted thousands of hours of active management at airports around Australia. Martin holds A, B and H Weapons Licences, a CASA ASIC, an Australian Aerodrome Reporting Officer Certificate, and an Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate.

Martin has experience in:

  • airport bird and wildlife control (incl. canine dispersal unit)
  • airport bird and wildlife management
  • aircraft/bird collision assessment and management
  • aerodrome works safety
  • logistical human resource management
  • environmental education
  • native fauna management and monitoring
  • native flora management
  • client/customer relations.

Project Experience

  • Team Leader for Avisure Airport Safety Team
  • Airport Bird & Wildlife Control (incl. Canine Dispersal Unit)
  • Airport Bird & Wildlife Monitoring and Management
  • Airport Works Safety Officer
  • Calculation and management of budgets
  • Develop and implement educational resources
  • Environmental education
  • Flora and fauna monitoring and management
  • Natural systems management
  • Sustainability/waste management
  • Conference and team building activities
  • Indigenous cultural education

Licences and Permits

  • ASIC (Aust)
  • QLD Firearms License Class A, B and H
  • NSW Wildlife Trapping Permit
  • Qld Workplace Health and Safety Officer
  • Qld Security Providers License – Certificate 2
  • Aircraft Radiotelephone Operators Certificate of Proficiency (AROCOP)
  • Aerodrome Reporting Officer Certificate
  • Senior First Aid Certificate