Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) Regulatory Policy Review
Release of ARFFS Regulatory Policy Review Public Discussion Paper
On 18 December 2015, the Department released a regulatory policy review consultation paper that considered future arrangements in relation to the provision of ARFFS at Australian airports. Public and industry comments on the paper closed on 12 February 2016. Eleven submissions were received.
Outcomes of ARFFS Regulatory Policy Review
In December 2016, the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, the Hon Darren Chester MP announced the outcomes of the ARFFS Regulatory Policy Review.
Update ARFFS Regulatory Policy
In June 2018, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, adjusted the regulatory policy reforms, such that the passenger number trigger for a risk assessment for the establishment of ARFFS be 350,000 (rather than 500,000) and for disestablishment, 300,000 (rather than 400,000).
- Regulatory Policy Reforms PDF: 138 KB