The airline industry in Australia began in the early 1920s with Western Australian Airways on the west coast, and Australian Aircraft and Engineering Company on the east coast. In 1921, Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services (QANTAS) was formed, and continues to operate.
This is a list of airlines which have a current Air Operator Certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Grounded Airbus A320s of now defunct Ansett Australia
Express Freighters Australia Boeing 737-300 VH-XML
Heavylift Cargo Airlines' RP-C8020 is the world's only flying Short Belfast
Toll Aviation ATR 42-300 VH-TOQ, departing from Sydney Airport
Virgin Australia's Boeing 737-800 VH-YFC, named 'Bondi Beach'.