Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Regulator function

Regulates civil aviation safety and compliance licensing/ certification, and airspace regulation


  • Civil Aviation Act 1988
  • Civil Aviation Regulations 1988
  • Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment Act 1995
  • Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998
  • Manuals of Standards, Civil Aviation Orders and other legislative instruments 
  • Airspace Act 2007
  • Airspace regulations 2007

Regulated community

Civil aviation operators


Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Internal to department / external entity


Ministerial Statement of Expectations date

1 July 2023

Regulator Statement of Intent date

5 September 2023