Airport Safety Week is a joint initiative of the Australian Airports Association & the New Zealand Airports Association.
  • Airport Safety Week 16 - 20 October 2017
  • PPE Why and Who Needs It?
  • FOD Walk
  • Wildlife Hazard Management
  • Developing A Safety Culture

Airport Specific Activities


Involvement at Your Airport


Airports are encouraged to undertake their own events and activities throughout the week in addition to the scheduled campaign activities.

For 2017 the airports around Australia and New Zealand are taking part in the below activities:


Hobart Airport

  • FOD walk with school kids

Queensland Airports

  • Education sessions
  • Interal Safety quiz
  • Airfield Operations Video
  • Runway Relay Run and BBQ breakfast

New Plymouth Airport NZ

  • FOD walk
  • Daily safety awarness modules

Sydney Airport

  • Safety Expo with stalls and safety presentations 

Newman Airport 

  • Sharing safety week with staff, tenants and contractors

Adelaide Airport

  • Emergency Evacuation
  • Safety presenations
  • Health promotion
  • Annual FOD Walk

Perth Airport

  • Security and Cyber Security activity
  • OSHtober BBQ lunch 
  • Annual PPE Challenge

Canberra Airport

  • Bus tours around airside to educate tennants and retail staff about FOD
  • Shopping centre exhibition and presentations

Barrow Island Airport

  • FOD walk and photo session
  • Wildlife Hazard Management Presentation
  • Incident Free Operations meeting
  • Toolbox meeting on Emergency Management Plan 

Kapiti Coast Airport NZ

  • Safety and Security User Group Meeting

Portland Airport 

  • Annual full scale emergency exercise involving all emergency agencies

Bankstown Airport

  • FOD walk and PPE activity

Wanaka Airport

  • Drone Awareness
  • Emergency Management Planning Presentation
  • Personal Health and Wellbeing Interactive Workshop

Queenstown Airport

  • Launch Breakfast
  • Foreign Objects Debris (FOD) Walk
  • Developing a safety culture workshops

To request more information Airport Safety Week email