Published date: 15 June 2023


This AC describes an acceptable means of compliance and guidance material to assist aviation organisations in establishing, implementing and maintaining a safety management system (SMS), to meet Civil Aviation Rule Part 100 Safety Management.

Related rules

This AC relates to Civil Aviation Rule Parts 100, 115, 119, 121, 125, 135, 137, 139, 141, 145, 146, 147, 148, 171, 172, 173, 174, and 175.

Change notice

This AC, AC100-1 Safety Management, was published to provide acceptable means of compliance, and guidance material on the new Civil Aviation Rule Part 100 that came into force on 01 February 2016. On 15 June 2023, minor revisions were made to adapt the AC to current AC format as much as practicable, update references and remove out-of-date references and rule parts.