You will require this approval if you act as an operator, or the regulated agent of an operator, of security controlled airports or prescribed air services.
A Transport Security Program (TSP) details how to handle security risks in your operations, covering areas such as technology, equipment and procedures to be used to maintain security, and details of to respond to security incidents. It also allows provision for change of zones for airside and landside special event zoning as required.
Your program will demonstrate that you are aware of your general responsibility to contribute to the maintenance of aviation security and have developed an integrated, responsible and proactive approach to managing aviation security.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this approval you must:
- Provide a copy of your program that is prepared in accordance with any requirements;
- Provide a map that shows the airside and landside areas, and any airside security zones and landside security zones, for the airport;
- Provide a map that shows any proposed changes to the areas or zones for the airport; and
- Appoint a security contact officer.
The type of approved security program you require will depend on your operations and services. AusCheck background security checks may be necessary.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Up to 5 years, or as specified on the approval.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for Approval of a Transport Security Program - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports
Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 (Australian Government)
Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005 (Australian Government)
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