Department of Transport – Marine Safety
STAND 505 - Outdoor
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Department of Transport Marine Safety (MS) is the State’s boating safety regulator, and conducts an active communications, education and engagement program to highlight on-water risks and responsibilities. MS also works with schools, community and industry to support a culture of boating safety on our waterways. The purpose of Marine Safety is to provide safe navigation and safe use of State waters, protect the marine environment and provide for an effective response to marine emergencies.
Marine Safety fulfils this role through:
– Ensuring greater compliance by commercial and recreational boaters with marine regulations and standards;
– Minimising the impact of marine pollution;
– Providing expert marine safety advice and infrastructure to aid safe navigation in State waters; and
– Educating and training the community in safe, sustainable use of State waters.
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