The Aircraft Noise Ombudsman (ANO) conducts independent reviews of Airservices Australia's and Defence's management of aircraft noise-related activities, including:

If you have a complaint about aircraft noise, you should first lodge it with Airservices Australia's Noise Complaints and Information Service or with the Department of Defence Ph 1300 Defence (1300 333 362) and ask to be connected to your nearest base.

If you are not satisfied with the way your complaint was handled, you can make a complaint to the ANO by filling out the online complaint form.

Alternatively, you can make a complaint by phone, email or mail.

phone 1800 266 040 (toll free)
mail Aircraft Noise Ombudsman
GPO Box 1985
Canberra City ACT 2601


The service is free and available to anyone.


Last Updated: April 28, 2015