Transport security coordination team (TSCT)

The TSCT, within the Office of Transport Security, manage the following activities:

  • receive reporting of transport security incidents, where there has been an act or threat of unlawful interference against an aircraft, airport, maritime transport vessel or offshore facility;
  • monitoring of regulatory compliance for vessels entering Australian waters;
  • processing requests for unaccompanied baggage and screening exemption requests; and
  • approval of persons-in-custody travel applications.

TSCT contact details

Tel: 1300 791 581
Tel outside Australia: +61 2 6274 8187
Address: GPO Box 594, CANBERRA ACT 2601
Email: Transport.Security@infrastructure.gov.au
Facsimile: +61 2 6274 6089

Hours of operation

9am–5pm Monday to Friday (Canberra time)

Urgent notifications and requests

The TSCT phone number can be called outside of these times for urgent notifications or requests including:

  • the reporting of a transport security incident, where there has been an act or threat of unlawful interference against an aircraft, airport, maritime transport vessel or offshore facility;
  • unaccompanied baggage requests;
  • baggage and dignitary screening exemptions; and
  • urgent special event zone approvals.

Information for travellers about aviation security

Information for travellers can be found at the below links, alternatively you can contact the airline or airport you will be travelling with;