Approval of a Transport Security Program - Australian Government

Service summary

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.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

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.

Duration

Up to 5 years, or as specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval of a Transport Security Program - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports

Act(s) name

Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005 (Australian Government)

Contact details

National Coordinator, Transport Security Program
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1966
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1800075001

Phone:

02 62747111
national.coordinator@infrastructure.gov.au

Supporting information

Disclaimer

The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice, nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained, the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.

To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments, their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon the information.