The Bureau of Meteorology has introduced an improved Automated Weather Information Service (AWIS). The service has additional parameters and the format is aligned with ATIS. The new services is only available via phone and is accessible via a new set of phone numbers.
The new and old AWIS telephone numbers are tabled in AIP Supplement H173/16 (a 140kb PDF).
The new service will run in parallel with the existing service until 25 May 2017, when the old service is planned to be decommissioned.
The Bureau seeks industry feedback to determine if there are any reservations to ceasing the old phone service: