The Warsaw Convention - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with this Convention if you intend to carry passengers via civil aviation. This Convention deals with the rules of liability governing international carriage of persons, baggage and cargo by aircraft. The Convention applies where a passenger dies or suffers from an injury which results in death when flying.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All The Warsaw Convention (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959 AG

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Regulations 1991 AG

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

Aviation and Airports

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, CASA International Operations

Aviation and Airports

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

Operating address: 12 - 14 The Circuit
Brisbane Airport
Queensland 4008
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 13 17 57