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Transport security

Aviation and Maritime Security (AMS) Division, formerly the Office of Transport Security, is Australia's security regulator for aviation, maritime and the offshore oil and gas industries.

The Australian Government takes a proactive and forward looking approach to security regulation. This involves continuous review on what is known about terrorist threats to ensure that our transport security system is fit for purpose and security measures are targeted towards areas of highest risk.

Specifically, we do this through:

We do this by working with other government partners and industry to maintain a strong and comprehensive approach to transport security.


Before you travel find out more about airport security screening. Plan ahead—visit TravelSECURE.

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