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Protocol Guidelines

15. Airport facilitation for visiting heads of state, heads of government, foreign ministers and guests of government

Facilitation services are available for visiting heads of state, heads of national government and foreign ministers (and their accompanying spouse and children), and guests of government arriving and departing on international flights at the following Australian airports: Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Darwin, Gold Coast, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

Heads of state, heads of government and foreign ministers are eligible to be exempted from aviation security screening (see 15.4). If exemption is granted, these visitors can also be facilitated for domestic departures.

Last Updated: 18 February 2019
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