We are a government-owned organisation established by the Air Services Act 1995 (the Act). We are a designated corporate Commonwealth entity under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act).

Our Purpose

Our purpose, as defined in the Air Services Act 1995, is to:

  • Provide facilities and services for the safety, regularity and efficiency of air navigation within Australian-administered airspace. This includes providing air traffic services, aviation rescue fire fighting services, aeronautical information, radio navigation and telecommunications services.
  • Promote and foster civil aviation in Australia and overseas.

We operate in accordance with the Air Services Act 1995, the Australian Airspace Policy Statement, the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and the Minister’s Statement of Expectations.

In simple terms, we exist to connect people with their world safely.

Our People and Culture

Airservices is a diverse and inclusive community, where we proudly celebrate the cultures and traditions of our people. We are committed to ensuring our workplaces are diverse, caring and respectful.

Core to this commitment is building a culture of care, trust and accountability where all our people feel included and can bring their whole selves to work. Our aspiration is to reflect a reconciled and inclusive Australian society where all our employees, our customers and our communities live and grow together in harmony.


Our values guide our journey, describing how we deliver on our purpose in our individual roles to build an inclusive culture and a great place to work.