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Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Australian Airspace Policy

The Air Traffic Policy Branch within the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development is a key adviser to Government on airspace and air traffic management policy.

  • The current Australian Airspace Policy Statement came into effect on 1 July 2012.

  • The Common Risk Management Framework provides guidance to Commonwealth aviation agencies in conducting their risk management activities in conformance with current published Australian/New Zealand Standards.

  • Legislation to give effect to the transfer of airspace regulatory function from Airservices to the Civil Aviation Safety Authority was enacted by the Parliament and came into force on 1 July 2007.

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Last Updated: 21 October, 2013