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Security incident reporting

Under part 6 of the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 (ATSA) and part 9 of the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003 (MTOFSA), aviation, maritime transport and offshore facility security incidents must be reported to the Department of Home Affairs (the Department).

Report an aviation security incident

Aviation security incidents must be reported to the Department under Part 6 of the ATSA.

Notification of an aviation security incident is required as soon as possible, but no later than 24 hours after the security incident is identified. Reports must be made either in writing or orally, and followed up in writing within 24 hours.

Reports can be made by:

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Report a maritime security incident

A maritime security incident under Part 9 of the MTOFSA should be reported in writing, or orally and followed up in writing, as soon as possible, but no later than 24 hours after the security incident is identified. 

Reports can be made by:

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