The Federal election was called on 10 April. As this website is hosted by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, the site will only be updated with material in line with the Caretaker Conventions. Please note that the content of this site relates to the Australian Government’s existing policy.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

Information about airport and aviation policy, planning and regulations and links to aviation submissions received by the department.

  • The Civil Aviation Legislation (Mutual Recognition with New Zealand) Act 2006 amended the Civil Aviation Act 1988 to implement Australia"s part of the joint commitment between Australia and New Zealand for the mutual recognition of air operator certification.

  • Go to this section if you would like information about legislation, regulations or guidelines relating to airports and aviation, including Australia"s participation in the work of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

  • Details legislation and guidelines related to the operation of the leased federal airports.

  • Links to airports environment related Federal legislation, regulations and guidelines.