In accordance with Joint Directive 24/2016 The Defence Aviation Safety Framework PDF-293KB, the Defence Aviation Safety Authority (DASA) is responsible for enhancing and promoting the safety of military aviation. This objective is primarily achieved through implementation of a Defence Aviation Safety Program (DASP) that supports compliance with statutory safety obligations and assures the effective management of aviation safety risks.
Joint Directive 04/2018 PDF-326KB has now been released which extends the validity of Joint Directive 24/2016 to 31 December 2021.
DASA Executive Director Biographies
(Please click figure 1 below for a printable version).
Airworthiness Coordination and Policy Agency (ACPA) - Airworthiness Policy and Coordination Agency (ACPA) is a tri-service organisation within Air Force Headquarters that exists to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of military aviation through effective operational regulation and oversight.
Defence Flight Safety Bureau (DFSB) - DFSB is the Centre of Expertise (CoE) for aviation safety within the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and
WHS within Air Force.