The RAAA provides wide representation for its members through direct contact with Ministers, Senators and senior officials via face-to-face meetings and parliamentary submissions, as well as active participation in a number of consultative forums.

The RAAA is represented on the following industry bodies:

    • Airservices Australia (ASA) – Industry Roundtable
    • Air Cargo Security Industry Advisory Forum (ACSIAF)
    • Australian Jet Zero Council
    • Aviation Security Advisory Forum (ASAF)
    • Bureau of Met. (BOM) – Aviation Industry Forum
    • CASA – Technical Working Groups
    • Regional Aviation Security Advisory Forum (RASAF)
    • Regional Australia Institute (RAI) – National Alliance for Regionalisation
    • Industry Skills Australia (ISA)
    • The Australian Aviation Associations Forum (TAAAF)


Policy makers and regulatory authorities regularly consult with, and seek advice from, the RAAA on aviation safety, security, safety regulation and regulatory change issues.

The RAAA works routinely with a number of government agencies, including:

  • Airservices Australia (ASA)
  • Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB)
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Australian Defence Force (ADF)
  • Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)
  • Department of Home Affairs (DHA)
  • Department of Infrastucture, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts (DITRCA)