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Australian Airspace Policy

Information on airspace and air traffic management policy.

  • The current Australian Airspace Policy Statement (AAPS) came into effect on 19 November 2021.

  • This policy statement confirms that Australia’s Government aviation agencies will adopt a common approach to risk management in relation to the assessment of airspace and air traffic management.

  • Links to airspace legislation and regulation, including historic transfer of airspace regulatory function from Airservices to the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

  • Useful links to external websites.