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About us

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is a government body that regulates Australian aviation safety. We license pilots, register aircraft, oversee and promote safety.

We were established as an independent statutory authority in July 1995 and work together with the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications and Airservices Australia to achieve our vision of safe skies for all.

Our mission

To promote a positive and collaborative safety culture through a fair, effective and efficient aviation safety regulatory system, supporting our aviation community.

Our organisation structure

We are governed by the CASA Board who are appointed by the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications and is chaired by Mr Anthony Mathews.

Our Chief Executive Officer and Director of Aviation Safety is Ms Pip Spence PSM.

View our organisation chart.

Learn more about CASA

Contact us

For assistance or to make an enquiry visit our Contact us page.

Last modified: 18 May 2021