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Air cargo and aviation

An efficient, safe, and secure air cargo and aviation system is integral to Australia's social and economic well-being.

We regulate the security of the Australian aviation environment through the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 and the Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005 .


Air cargo security

The Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 (the Act) and Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005 (the Regulations) establish a regulatory framework that safeguards Australia's essential aviation services against unlawful interference, while maintaining and improving aviation security.

Find out more about our safeguards​

Aviation security

Australia takes a comprehensive approach to help safeguard Australia's aviation transport system from terrorism and acts of unlawful interference.

Learn about our approach