The Australian Parachute Federation exists to administer and represent Australian Sport Parachuting. This is achieved by promoting and maintaining a high level of safety and by improving the standard of Sport Parachuting to encourage participation and excellence in performance.
The APF is the organisation which controls skydiving and parachuting at most civilian operations in Australia. With the approval of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) it sets the standards of operation, conducts competitions, issues licences and instructor ratings, conducts exams and distributes various publications to keep its members informed of current events and safety standards.
The APF National office is located in Brisbane, Queensland and is supported by volunteers at local and State level. It is affiliated with the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale through the Australian Sport Aviation Confederation and International Parachuting Commission.
The APF administers the sport of parachuting through a Deed of Agreement with CASA for which it assists with safety and surveillance duties and controls parachute rigger and packer standards in Australia.
Benefits of membership include the right to skydive in Australia, liability insurance, representation, information and standards setting.
APF Constitution (Click here for PDF)
APF Strategic Plan
APF Code of Ethics
|THE AUSTRALIAN PARACHUTE FEDERATION
|Postal Address: PO Box 1440 Springwood QLD 4127
|Street Address: Unit 3 Portal Office West, 2994 Logan
Road, Underwood QLD 4119 Australia
|Telephone: (07) 3457 0100 (International +61 7 3457
|Facsimile: (07) 3457 0150 (International +61 7 3457
|Web site: www.apf.asn.au