All Beacons in Australia should be registered with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. Registration is free and can be done online here: http://beacons.amsa.gov.au/registration.html. Registration allows the Search and Rescue authorities to respond quickly to your distress alert and tailor their response based on information you provide. Click here.
Heading on a Scenic Flight?
If you ever decide to head on a scenic flight in a light aircraft, you should receive a comprehensive safety brief. Unfortunately this is often glossed over and critical information is missed in the brief. The Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association have put together this excellent 16 minute video to help ensure you survive the period after a crash or forced landing. Click here.