Australian Transport Minister requests review of security settings at 173 Australian airports

5 October, 2017

Australia's Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester stated (04-Oct-2017) he requested the Inspector of Transport Security to review security settings at all 173 security regulated airports in Australia, following a recently disrupted terrorist plot against a commercial aircraft. Mr Chester said he supports aviation security being "led by the advice of our security agencies and being proportionate and appropriate" and that government and industry "must work together to ensure the security of, and public confidence in, our transport systems". [more - original PR]