The Federal Office of Civil Air is located in Melbourne at 214 Graham Street  Port Melbourne .  The office is open during normal working hours Monday to Friday except Public Holidays.

The contact details are as follows:


PO Box 394
Port Melbourne, Victoria, 3207

Telephone: (03) 9647 9100, 1800 359 007
Fax: (03) 9647 9199
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Membership of Civil Air is governed by the Australian Industrial legislation and is currently available to current and former Australian Air Traffic Controllers, Trainee Air Traffic Controllers, Air Traffic Control support staff and Contract Civilian Air Traffic Controllers employed by the Australian Defence Department.

The office is staffed by full time and part time employees who are responsible for different services available to Civil Air members.  For this reason any initial email enquiry to the Civil Air office should be addressed to the above email address and it will then be forwarded to the correct person for processing.  Any web issues should be addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The President and five Vice Presidents form the Association’s Committee of management.  This committee meets at least monthly to progress management matters and the implementation of Civil Air policy.

The National Executive of the Association comprises of the Committee of Management and the elected Divisional Delegates.  The National Executive meets at least 3 times a year, usually in March/April, August and December and usually in Melbourne.  Additional meetings are conducted by phone hook-ups as required.  The National Executive is responsible for making Civil Air policy.  All members are elected for 2 year terms.

Any member of the Association can propose a change to policy, in accordance with the registered rules of The Civil Air Operations Officers’ Association of Australia, by the submission of a Working Paper to the National Executive.  Members can also submit a Discussion Paper to the National Executive to discuss an issue of interest that does not involve a change in policy.  Any member wishing to submit either paper should check with the rules of the Association.  Templates for Working Papers and Discussion Papers are located in the forms section.