Babcock Australasia

What does Babcock do? 

Babcock Mission Critical Services Australasia, formerly Australian Helicopters, is an Australian helicopter operator serving the Government, EMS, Transport & Television markets. Operating a mix of light and medium turbine-engine helicopters, it performs helicopter transport and air work for a number of private and government clients across Queensland and SA. BMCS operates on behalf of the following organisations:

  • Queensland Ambulance Service - Torres Strait Ambulance  
    Babcock helicopter
  • Australian Customs Service  
  • Victorian Helicopter Emergency Medical Service
  • South Australian State Rescue Helicopter Service
  • Australian Defence Force (SAR & Training)
  • RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service
  • RACQ CQ Helicopter Rescue Service Mackay
  • Port Authority of NSW - Marine pilot
Babcock crew

They also provide fleet and asset management, sustainment, and technical training, and helicopter emergency medical services. They operate across many industries, including defence, government, mining and construction, emergency services, not-for-profit, airports, automotive, ports, cyber security and engineering consultancy.

Babcocks employs about 1300  people in Australia and New Zealand. 

rescue helicopter

What activities can Babcocks offer?

Babcocks could potentially host a limited visit at many locations that they operate their helicopters from around Australia providing timing can be mutually agreed. The activity is open to negotiation, but will generally include some or all of the following:

  • An introduction to Babcocks Mission Critical Australasia operations;
  • A tour of the Babcocks helicopter operations and facility;
  • Overview of career opportunities at Babcocks including entry requirements.

Where can they potentially offer activities?

  • Adelaide – is the main headquarters for Babcock Australasia
  • Babcock operate from about 50 locations around Australia and NZ.


Babcock activity map